On the AMSAT bulletin board Hector Martinez, CO6CBF, reports receiving the smartphone satellite STRaND-1 using a FUNcube Dongle Software Defined Radio (SDR).
On the 22:36 UTC pass both STRaND-1 and AAUSAT3 have been heard in Cienfuegos city (EL92sd). I was running a FUNcube Dongle with SDR-Radio V1.5 and a homebrew ARROW antenna with a homebrew preamplifier. The STRaND-1 beacon has a great signal (S9+).
Congratulations to the STRaND-1 and AAUSAT3 teams for the great job!
Information on the STRaND-1 smartphonecsatellite is at https://amsat-uk.org/satellites/strand-1/
Join the FUNcube Yahoo Group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FUNcube
Further information on the FUNcubeDongle Software Defined Radio is at http://www.FUNcubeDongle.com/
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