August 19, 2022

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SpaceX Falcon-9

via the RSGB: SpaceX launches amateur satellites

SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-3 mission launched on Thursday carrying 105 satellites including several amateur radio payloads.

The Tevel mission comprises eight satellites, each with an FM transponder with an uplink on 145.970MHz and downlink, plus beacon transmissions on 436.400MHz.

The EASAT-2 and Hades cubesats also have 2m to 70cm transponders, with Hades also carrying a camera module that downlinks pictures in Robot 36 format.

More details can be found on the AMSAT website.

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