QSL cards available for INVADER reception

ARTSAT INVADER Team Members

ARTSAT INVADER Team Members

The ARTSAT1:INVADER CubeSat team have announced that QSL cards will be available for reception reports of the amateur radio satellite.

ARTSAT1:INVADER

ARTSAT1:INVADER

INVADER will launch from the Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center on Thursday, February 27 at 1837 UT. It will be deployed from the launcher at 1916 UT, antenna deployment takes place at 1920 UT and then its CW (A1A) beacon on 437.325 MHz (+/- 10 kHz Doppler shift) should start transmitting.

Watch the launch live at http://www.jaxa.jp/countdown/f23/index_e.html

Submit your report of ARTSAT1:INVADER reception online at http://api.artsat.jp/report/

The CubeSat carries a low-resolution camera, 1200 bps FM AX.25 Packet Radio and a FM Digitalker. These will operate on a downlink frequency of 437.200 MHz.

Further details of INVADER and the other amateur radio satellites that will be on the same launch at
http://amsat-uk.org/2014/02/23/launch-of-japanese-amateur-radio-satellites/

INVADER http://artsat.jp/en/invader/