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SumbandilaSat Updated: 10 Aug 2009   Responsible Operator Hans Van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV
Supporting Organisation SA AMSAT  
Contact Person hans@intekom.co.za.nospam  
Headline Details: The amateur payload consists of a control board that interfaces with a custom built V/U transponder.The payload has three modes of operation:VU transponder 2m up/70cm down(145.880/435.350MHz). A parrot repeater operating approx 20 seconds and a audio beacon with a 15 second message.The functions of the satellite are controlled by CTCSS tones. The amateur payload is part of a commercial satellite commissioned by the Department of Science and Technology and is being build by SUNSAT with experimental payloads coordinated by the University of Stellenbosch. The satellite weighs 81.5 kg. **Launch is now planned for 15th September 2009** . More info at http://www.amsatsa.org.za/SZASAT.htm
Application Date: 21 Sep 2006   Freq coordination completed on 24 Sep 2006

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