Tag: FUNcube

Jordan’s First CubeSat Set for Early 2018 Launch

Jordan’s first CubeSat — JY1SAT — will be launched next February. The spacecraft’s name recalls the Amateur Radio call sign of Jordan’s late King Hussein. JY1SAT will carry a FUNcube 435/145 MHz SSB/CW Amateur Radio inverting transponder and a Slow-Scan Digital Video (SSDV) system to transmit stored images. According to The Jordan Times, a team […]

Nayif-1 Amateur Radio Satellite Transmits Message from Dubai’s Ruler

The Nayif-1 Amateur Radio satellite is beaming a message from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai — the first to be transmitted by the new satellite. AMSAT-NA has designated Nayif-1 as OSCAR EO-88. The message in Arabic says, “The renaissance of peoples, nations and civilizations starts with education; and the future […]

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