OSCAR News Issue 210

OSCAR News 210 front coverIssue 210 of the AMSAT-UK amateur radio satellite publication OSCAR News was released on June 4, 2015. E-members can download it here.

The paper edition is usually posted 2-3 weeks after publication of the electronic issue.

In this issue:
• UAE to build new space research centre
• Clive Wallis G3CWV – 15 Sep 1932 – 27 Mar 2015
• 40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey
• United Nations/South Africa Symposium on Basic Space Technology
• 29 MHz – the forgotten frequency for amateur radio satellites
• Pairing SDR dongles with Windows 8.1 tablets
• The ESEO Mission report
• Recent Breakup of a DMSP Satellite
• Fox-1 Development, Launch, and Frequency Coordination Status at Dayton
• Geostationary Transponder News
• FUNcube on-orbit missions update
• Colloquium 2015
• The new FUNcube Project – Nayif-1

AMSAT-UK FUNcube Mission Patch

AMSAT-UK FUNcube Mission Patch

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