April 11, 2019

Diwata-2 Designated Philippines-OSCAR 101 (PO-101)

On October 29, 2018, the Diwata-2 microsatellite was launched on a H-2A launch vehicle from the Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima, Japan. Diwata-2 was developed by the PHL-Microsat program now succeeded by the STAMINA4Space program, and in cooperation with Tohoku University and Hokkaido University.  The satellite carries an amateur radio payload that has been tested and is now ready for service.
At the request of the STAMINA4Space program, AMSAT hereby designates Diwata-2 as Philippines-OSCAR 101 (PO-101).




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December 12, 2018

Best 15 Satellite Bloggers

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CONGRATULATIONS to every blogger that has made this Top Satellite Blogs list! This is the most comprehensive list of best Satellite blogs on the internet and I’m honoured to have you as part of this! I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this world.




December 8, 2018

JO-97

On December 3rd, 2018, JY1Sat was launched on a Falcon 9 vehicle from
Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Part of Spaceflight's SSO-A:
Smallsat Express launch, JY1Sat is a project of the Crown Prince Foundation
of Jordan. Telemetry has been received and decoded around the world since
the launch.



At the request of the Crown Prince Foundation, AMSAT hereby designates
JY1Sat as Jordan-OSCAR 97 (JO-97). We congratulate the owners and operators
of JO-97, thank them for their contribution to the amateur satellite
community, and wish them continued success on this and future projects.



73,

Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA

AMSAT VP Operations / OSCAR Number Administrator
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