Thursday, September 24, 2009

Oceansat 2 & Ham Radio :

The following news item is from today's Hindu newspaper is on "SwissCube" cubesat launched by ISRO, India by the PSLV-C14 yesterday along with Oceansat 2.

"Dr. Ivanov said the satellite would pass three to four times a day, with 10 minutes of signal reception time, over Switzerland. Amateur radio frequency would be used for the two-way radio link. Besides the higher sensitivity antenna at the ground station in the EPFL, amateur HAM radio operators can also tune in from homes to track the satellite on a
continuous basis."

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