FUNcube Vibration Testing Videos

Two videos showing vibration testing of the AMSAT-UK FUNcube amateur radio satellite have been released

This video shows the general layout of the RAL vibration testing facility, and includes interviews with Graham G3VZV and David G0MRF at the conclusion of testing.

FUNcube AIV Testing – Vibration from Jim Heck on Vimeo.

This is a short video showing what happens during a ‘high sine’ test. The test is being performed in the Z axis. Hold your breath!!

FUNcube AIV Testing – Vibration from Jim Heck on Vimeo.

The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium is being held July 30-31 at the Holiday Inn, Guildford, GU2 7XZ, England. The event is open to all and among the presentations will be one on the FUNcube 435/145MHz linear transponder satelite.

Either day passes or full packages comprising overnight accommodation and meals are available. For futher information see

The Colloquium schedule, times in BST (GMT+1), is at

There will be a live webstream at

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