Article on the ham radio TURKSAT-3USAT CubeSat

TURKSAT-3USAT and Deployment Pod

TURKSAT-3USAT and Deployment Pod

A well illustrated article on TURKSAT-3USAT has been published by the Turkish TAMSAT / AMSAT-TR group. It includes a section on how to hear the satellite and have contacts using its amateur radio 145/435 MHz inverting linear transponder.

TURKSAT-3USAT is expected to launch on April 26, 2013 at 0413 UT on a CZ-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Space Center. The satellite has a de-orbiting system which will make it re-enter the atmosphere at the end of its operational life.

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