The Copenhagen Suborbitals Nexø I rocket launched on July 23 used a 1240 MHz digital Amateur Radio television (DATV) downlink, a 432 MHz command uplink, and 144 MHz Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS).
Copenhagen Suborbitals said the rocket is the next step toward flying an amateur astronaut into space. Standing 5.6 meters tall, it is the not-for-profit’s first fully guided and liquid-fuelled rocket. Launched from a sailing launch platform in the Baltic Sea east of Denmark, the target attained an altitude of from 6 to 10 kilometers before landing back in the sea by parachute.
In the coming years the systems and technology tested on Nexø I will be used to build the big Spica rocket and space capsule. APRS was used to report the location of the maritime vessels participating in mission operations. The position reports appeared in real time (OZ9VST-12 and OZ9SPT-12).
RFinder now includes the ability to make jamming reports. This is already available in RFinder Android and should be available on iOS devices by Dayto... Read more
DX Hunter – The amateur radio App for DX-enthusiasts Description DX-Hunter is an application for amateur radio operators, short wave listeners a... Read more
This app answers the two basic questions facing radio amateurs:- Which band shall I use ? Where shall I point my beam ? It will be of interest to an... Read more
FlexRadio Systems and Marcus Roskosch, DL8MRE announced today a partnership to develop, market and sell a client interface application for both iPad®... Read more