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UKube-1 Update

by on July 14, 2014

UKube-1 was successfully launched, as planned, on Tuesday 8th July 2014.

Signals were heard from the spacecraft during the first pass over the UK from both the main telemetry transmitter on 145.840MHz and the FUNcube 2 transmitter on 145.915MHz.

Presently, commissioning of the spacecraft is continuing, and there may be future occasions when the FUNcube  telemetry transmitter will be activated during this period.

Although we have not yet released a FUNcube 2 version of the Dashboard, the existing version 820 will correctly decode the data and forward it to the FUNcube Data Warehouse. If you do receive some data frames please forward them to the Warehouse in the usual way.

The current UKube/FUNcube-2 Rankings can be seen here

http://warehouse.funcube.org.uk/ranking.html?satelliteId=1

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3 Comments
  1. Ken Swaggart permalink

    Where do we find Dashboard v 3.0? The download page has 820.1.

  2. Ken Swaggart permalink

    (Meant ver 830, not 3.0….)

    • g3vzv permalink

      Sorry Ken…that was a typo on my part last night. Ver 820 is the current distribution of the Dashboard although we may have a new version available for the AMSAT-UK Colloquium next week.
      73
      Graham

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