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 ]

Please visit the AMSAT-UK BY70-1 announcement for more information.

Footnotes

[ 1 ] “New Amateur Radio FM Transponder CubeSat Now in Space”, ARRL The national association for Amateur Radio, last modified December 29 2016, http://www.arrl.org/news/new-amateur-radio-fm-transponder-cubesat-now-in-space.