[jamsat-news:3706] [ans] ANS-131b Special Bulletin: HuskySat-1 Transponder is Open

Mark D. Johns via ANS ans @ amsat.org
2020年 5月 10日 (日) 23:23:21 JST


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* Huskysat-1 Transponder is Open

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-131.02
ANS-131b AMSAT News Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 131.02
DATE 2020-May-10
BID: $ANS-131.02

Huskysat-1 Transponder is Open

After a week of testing, the transponder on HuskySat-1 is enabled and
open for use and testing. It’s fairly sensitive, and 5-10 watts is
plenty most of the time. There are some fades due to satellite orien-
tation, and some passes are definitely better than others. The opera-
tions and engineering teams are also watching a few anomalies. Please
keep an eye on the beacon during transponder ops, for those with spec-
trum scopes. Strong signals may impact the beacon strength.

HuskySat-1 is the Husky Satellite Lab at University of Washington’s
first cubesat, and the first mission with AMSAT’s linear transponder
module (LTM-1), a V/u transponder and integrated telemetry beacon and
command receiver. UW recently completed their Part 5 operations and
have graciously let AMSAT’s Part 97 transponder operations commence.
This transponder module is available for use in educational cubesat
missions willing to enable the transponder for worldwide use. Contact
myself or VP Engineering Jerry Buxton for additional details.

Reports and observations are welcome to the amsat-bb mailing list.

Congratulations to Husky Satellite Lab, and to the entire AMSAT
Engineering team for keeping amateur radio in space. Thanks to Dr.
Mark Hammond, N8MH for commissioning and operations support.

73, Drew KO4MA

AMSAT VP Operations

HuskySat-1 V/u inverting transponder, 145.910 to 145.940 uplink, 435.810
to 435.840 downlink, telemetry beacon 1200 baud BPSK at 435.800



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73 and Remember to help keep amateur radio in space,
This week's ANS Editor, Mark D. Johns, K0JM

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