New Amateur Radio FM Transponder CubeSat

The BY70-1 CubeSat launched on December 28 from the Taiyuan Space Launch Centre in China, but in a lower orbit than intended. The satellite carries an Amateur Radio FM transponder. BY70-1 was intended to go into a 530-kilometre (approximately 329-mile) circular Sun-synchronous orbit, but it appears the orbit is 524 x 212 kilometres, which will give […]