This video is about the amateur radio F-1 CubeSat that is due to be deployed from the International Space Station in September by Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide KE5DNI using the ISS Kibo robot arm.
It was broadcast on the Vietnamese TV station VTC2 and features interviews with Thu Trong Vu XV9AA, Hong Thai Pham and Phạm Quang Hưng along with a graphics clip showing the proposed deployment of the CubeSat. Part of the interview is held on the roof of the FPT university and shows the antenna array that will be used to command the F-1 CubeSat.
F-1 was built by the FSpace team of young engineers and students at the FPT University and its callsign is XV1VN. The communications subsystem is built around two Yaesu VX-3R amateur radio handheld transceivers. One will operate on UHF the other on VHF.
Watch Hau truong ve tinh F-1 – phong su VTC2
F-1 CubeSat on its way to International Space Station http://www.uk.amsat.org/?p=9128
FSpace information for radio amateurs http://fspace.edu.vn/?page_id=27
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