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ITF-2 CubeSat Set to Deploy from ISS

Toshihiro Kameda, JJ3GRX/W3GRX, of the University of Tsukuba’s “Yui” satellite project in Japan, reports that the ITF-2 (“imagine the future”) CubeSat is set for release from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, January 16, at 0910 UTC.

The 1U ITF-2 was designed and built at the university.

The Amateur Radio downlink is 437.525 MHz.

Updated information will be announced on the AMSAT Bulletin Board.

ITF-2 is the successor to the unsuccessful ITF-1, which launched in 2014 but was never heard

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What will it transmit?

What will it transmit?

Submitted by cdemi on Sun, 2017-01-15 03:17.

ITF-2 is successfully

ITF-2 is successfully deployed, and has been heard from!

The project's Web site is at ...


Downlink frequency is 437.525 MHz.

ITF-2 is a 1U cubesat designed and built by University of Tsukuba, Japan.

The bird was launched from Tanegashima Space Center on December 9, 2016, and successfully docked with ISS on December 14, 2016, and ITF - 2 was successfully delivered to ISS.

Data expected from it are CW telemetry, FM telemetry, and possible SSTV image.

Submitted by K6LCS on Tue, 2017-01-17 23:54.

ITF-2 info

Seems to be some info at http://operationitf-2.blogspot.jp/p/blog-page_13.html but you will need to select your preferred language as the default is Japanese.

Submitted by N5VHO on Tue, 2017-01-17 13:09.

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