Aist 1/2 (RS-41/43) Active on 435 MHz

AIST Microsatellite

AIST Microsatellite

On his website Dmitry Pashkov UB4UAD reports transmissions on 435.215 MHz and 435.265 MHz from the Russian Aist microsatellites developed by a group of students, postgraduates and scientists of Samara Aerospace University in cooperation with TsSKB-Progress.

Aist 2 (RS-43) on 435.215 MHz was launched first on a Soyuz-2-1a with the Bion-M 1 satellite on April 19, 2013. Aist 1 (RS-41) on 435.265 MHz launched later in the year on a Soyuz-2-1v Volga on December 28, 2013 .

A Google English translation of Dmitry’s post reads:

Since January 3, on board small spacecraft “Stork” at a frequency of 435.215 MHz and 435.265 MHz. are broadcast New Year’s greetings from the band “Samara Space Center.” The campaign will last until January 15, 2014.

Currently in orbit working group of two small spacecraft “Stork”, designed to meet the educational, scientific, technical and experimental problems. Staff spacecraft (frequency 435.215 MHz) was launched 19 April 2013, experienced spacecraft (frequency 435.265 MHz) was launched on 28 December 2013. Telemetry data from both satellites regularly supplied to the command post of the Centre for receiving and processing information “Samara Space Center.”

See Dmitry’s post for further information including a table of scheduled transmissions

UB4UAD website in Google English