Japanese satellites head into space

| November 21, 2014

Two Japanese amateur radio satellites, will be heading into deep space this month.

The satellites will hitch a ride with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency asteroid mission, which is scheduled to launch on 29 November.

One satellite will have an F1D digital store-and-forward transponder, a CW beacon on 437.505MHz and WSJT telemetry on 437.385MHz.

The second satellite will have a CW beacon at 437.325MHz.

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