JAMSAT 2013 Symposium in Tokyo


JAMSAT announces their 2013 Symposium to be held in Tokyo on March 9  to March 10. The Symposium will be held at the National Museum of  Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) – 7F Conference Room CR2. All amateur radio satellite operators are welcome to attend.

The Symposium schdule will be:

March 9 • 14:30 – 17:00 Papers and Technical Presentations • 17:30 – 19:30 Dinner Party

March 10 • 10:00 – 13:00 Papers and Technical Presentations

The list of technical topics includes: • Problem of 1.2GHz Band License • Interference with QZSS Satellite • FitSAT Report • JAMSAT Activities • Progress in Transponder and 38.4Kbps Transmitter • Noise Environment at 2.4GHz Band • Progress in Nippon University Cubesat “NEXUS” • Introduction to AMSAT-NA FOX-Project • SDR and Satellite Communication

Openings remain available for the addition of last minute presentations on topics pertaining to amateur radio in space. If you are interested in making a presentation please contact madoguchi@jamsat.or.jp or ja3gep@jamsat.or.jp

Information on the Museum meeting location can be accessed on-line: http://www.miraikan.jst.go.jp/en/

ANS, Mikio Mouri, JA3GEP of JAMSAT

Via http://www.southgatearc.org/index.htm

PRISM CubeSat Photo Competition

PRISM satelliteProf. Nakasuka of the University of Tokyo is running a photo contest to commemorate the 4th anniversary of the nano-satellite “PRISM”, which was launched in January 2009.

Anyone can vote for the best photo, so please join the contest!

Further information is available at the contest site.

PRISM Photo Contest site
http://www.smaster.jp/Sheet.aspx?SheetID=72633 (English)
http://www.smaster.jp/Sheet.aspx?SheetID=72607 (Japanese)

PRISM Official site
http://www.space.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/prism/en/main.html (English)
http://www.space.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/prism/main.html (Japanese)

UNISEC http://www.unisec.jp/