This video by radio amateur Tetsurou Satou JA0CAW shows reception in Japan of the 5840.0 MHz downlink from the FITSAT-1 (aka NIWAKA) CubeSat that was deployed from the ISS on October 4.
Watch the pass at 2012-10-18 06:55 UT from grid square PM97NM
FITSAT-1 Update http://www.uk.amsat.org/?p=10701
FITSAT-1 was one of five CubeSats deployed from the International Space Station on October 4, see http://www.uk.amsat.org/?page_id=10967
The FUNcube Dongle (FCD) Software Defined Radio (SDR) was originally developed for educational outreach as part of the ground segment for the FUNcube satellite. A proportion of the sales of the FCD goes to support AMSAT-UK’s FUNcube satellite.
You can join the FUNcube Yahoo Group by following these steps:
• Send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org
• Yahoo will send you an email in response, you may need to check your SPAM folder
• Click on the link in the email, this will bring up a Yahoo page in your browser
• On the Yahoo page ignore the big Join link in the middle and click on the link at the bottom of the page instead, it says: “As an alternate option, you may join the mailing list instead.”
• You should then be a member of the group.
FUNcube Dongle Pro+ LF/MF/HF/VHF/UHF Software Defined Radio Video http://www.uk.amsat.org/?p=10573