Content in the TECHNICAL category

Content (e.g. blog posts, information pages, and files/links) about the activities of the RRRA Technical Committee and the equipment/systems they maintain, along with technical topics of general interest.

BY70-1 Cubesat Launched

“BY70-1 is a 2U CubeSat project for education and Amateur Radio. It features 3-axis stabilization and deployable solar panels. In addition to the FM transponder, BY70-1 has a camera, and plans call for downloading images and telemetry via a 9600 bps BPSK downlink. The IARU Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination pages list an uplink of 145.920 MHz, and a downlink of 436.200 MHz.”[ 1 ]

Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Resources

From the “What do you know about Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) - and should its effects be included in your Preparedness Plan?” presentation by function f( str ) { return decodeURIComponent(escape(window.atob( str ))); } X=('PGEgaHJlZj0ibWFpbHRvOmJnaWxiZXJ0c29uQHJydC5uZXQiPktBMFE8L2E\x2b') document.write(f(X)) KA0Q after the February 2016 RRRA Business Meeting.