Cool doc: US military UHF TACSAT/DAMA

Here’s an interesting doc for any RF hackers interested in military satellite communications. Its the official US military manual on Multi-Service Tactics, techniques, and Procedures for Ultra High Frequency Tactical Satellite and Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) Operations. Pretty much everything you never even thought about regarding military UHF satellite comms. Includes complete charts of […]

New satellites can be monitored on your scanner

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) has posted a list of frequencies used by new experimental satellites. The birds were launched from Alaska in November, and transmit digital data beacons and relayed communications using the AX.25 protocol. The frequencies are in the 144 MHz and 440 MHz range amateur radio bands and can be received […]