FUNcube-1 Launch: Date and time confirmed

FUNcube-1 flight model - Image credit Wouter Weggelaar PA3WEG

FUNcube-1 flight model – Image credit Wouter Weggelaar PA3WEG

The latest news about the launch date and time has just been confirmed by Kosmotras.

The launch date of RS-20B rocket (Dnepr) with a group of satellites (DubaiSat-2 cluster mission) from Dombarovsky missile area (Yasny Launch Base) has been established for November 21, 2013 at 07:10:11 UT. The back-up launch date is November 22, 2013 at 07:10:11 UT.

We will shortly be providing prelaunch TLEs and, in about 7/10 days, the Dashboard software that is needed to demodulate and display the telemetry information. More information about the Dashboard can found here http://funcube.org.uk/working-documents/

FUNcube Yahoo Group https://amsat-uk.org/funcube/yahoo-group/

FUNcube communication subsystem:
• Inverting SSB/CW transponder 300 mW PEP
– 435.150 – 435.130 MHz Uplink
– 145.950 – 145.970 MHz Downlink
• 145.935 MHz BPSK Telemetry 300 mW

FUNcube information sheets:
•  FUNcube_Project Information_aug2013
•  FUNcube_Educational_Outreach aug2013