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LightCube Updated: 04 Apr 2022   Responsible Operator Christopher McCormick KJ7TZG
Supporting Organisation Arizona State University  
Contact Person rommac100@gmail.com.nospam  
Headline Details: LightCube is a 1U CubeSat educational mission that aims to produce a light visible to the naked eye of observers on Earth. The spacecraft will be triggered via HAM radio by enthusiasts, aiming to inspire and provide a learning experience to people across the planet Earth. The LightCube mission complies with provision 1.56 as it is purely an educational outreach mission with no pecuniary interest. The radiocommunication of this mission will follow the same purpose as traditional amateur radio communication so it complies with provision 1.57. The LightCube mission will comply with all required sub provisions of provision 25 as are necessary for amateur radio service. This mission with its outreach goal of increasing the accessibility of satellites will inspire more people to become amateur radio licensed members and continue interacting with more CubeSats. Additionally, existing amateur radio license holders will be able to trigger the flash of LightCube in addition to purely receiving telemetry information. Proposing a UHF downlink using 1k2 AFSK with AX25. Planning a deployment from the ISS NET October 2022. **A downlink on 437.175 MHz has been coordinated**
Application Date: 10 Mar 2022   Freq coordination completed on 04 Apr 2022

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