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ARRL Satellite Bulletin ARLS013 (2015)

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ARLS013 Launch Date Set for AMSAT Fox-1A

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Space Bulletin 013  ARLS013
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington, CT  August 26, 2015
To all radio amateurs

SB SPACE ARL ARLS013
ARLS013 Launch Date Set for AMSAT Fox-1A

AMSAT Vice President of Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, has
announced that the Fox-1A CubeSat will launch on October 8 from
California. It initially had been set to launch in August.

Fox-1A will include an FM transponder with an uplink frequency of
435.180 MHz, and a downlink frequency of 145.980 MHz.

The first phase of the Fox series 1-Unit CubeSats will allow simple
ground stations using hand-held transceivers and simple dual-band
antennas to make contacts. The Fox-1 CubeSats also will be able to
transmit continuous telemetry during normal transponder operation.
The satellites will feature 200 bps telemetry in the audio spectrum
below 300 Hz.
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