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CubeBug-1 Updated: 17 Feb 2013   Responsible Operator Norberto Wente LU1VD
Supporting Organisation Ministry of Science, Technology & Productive Innovation  
Contact Person norberto.wente.dk.nospam  
Headline Details: CubeBug-1 is the first technology demonstration mission for a new cubesat platform design (mechanics, hardware and software) intended to be released as Open Source and Open Hardware for its use in Amateur projects, University projects and research labs. This projectis sponsored by the Argentinian Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation. As payload on this first mission, some custom designed components will be tested: an ARM based on-board computer, a nano-reaction wheel with its driver circuit and a low resolution camera, all based on COTS components. Planning to use half duplex communications on UHF with 9k6 GMSK data. CubeBug-1 is a 2U cubesat. After the technology demonstration part of the mission is over, the satellite will enter a mode that will include services to the Amateur radio community, including a Digipeater, science data downloads from the payload (including images if possible), etc. ** A frequency of 437.445MHz has been coordinated** Now launching on a Chinese Long March 2 vehicle April/May 2013
Application Date: 01 May 2012   Freq coordination completed on 24 May 2012

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