July 13, 2024

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Via Southgate: BBC News: EIRSAT-1 CubeSat

The amateur radio satellite EIRSAT-1 features in a BBC News report, the launch window is now planned for mid-January to mid-February from the Kourou spaceport in South America

EIRSAT-1 (Educational Irish Research Satellite 1), was designed, developed, built and tested at University College Dublin (UCD).

It will be launched 520 km (323 miles) into the sky and will orbit the Earth for about five years before being returned to UCD.

Read the BBC News report at

The IARU Coordinated downlink frequency is 437.100 MHz

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