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ARISSat-1/KEDR test transmissions planned from ISS July 30-31

Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011 in digital radio data, News, RF by the machinegeek


We know, we’ve been down this road before with the ARISSat-1, but this time they say it’ll work.

Test transmissions from ARISSat-1/KEDR are scheduled to begin four days prior to deployment at 19:15 UTC on July 30 and then continue until 1430 UTC on July 31.

The satellite will be connected to an external antenna mounted on the ISS during testing. During the test ARISSat-1/KEDR will be in LOW power mode, this means that it will transmit about 40 seconds and then shut down for 2 minutes and then transmit for again for 40 seconds.

For details on monitoring this Amateur Radio Satellite, go to the Southgate Amateur Radio News site.

Via Southgate Amateur Radio News.

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