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Rhok-Sat Updated: 22 Jul 2022   Responsible Operator Joseph McPherson KN4VEV
Supporting Organisation Rhodes College  
Contact Person jmcphers07@gmail.com.nospam  
Headline Details: A 1U CubeSat mission. The RHOK-SAT project has two objectives: educational and scientific. The educational (primary) objective is to give students hands-on learning on the mechanical, software, and RF engineering involved with satellite development. Its scientific (secondary) objective is to collect data on perovskite solar cells and assess their hardiness in orbit over time. Our satellite carries a transponder which will be enabled on weekends and after the end of the scientific (research) mission to give amateur radio operators all over the globe the ability to communicate. We also intend to involve local ham radio operators to volunteer in our ground station development and operation. Proposing a UHF downlink using 9k6 G3RUH modulation. Planning Nanoracks launch to the ISS at the end of 2023. **A downlink on 435.425 MHz and transponder uplink on 145.830 MHz have been coordinated**
Application Date: 15 May 2022   Freq coordination completed on 21 Jul 2022

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