Report a Beacon here
available for first 100 contacts!)
We Need Help!
We are looking for ham radio operators who can listen
for our satellite's beacon, which will be broadcast at
437.505 MHz immediately after launch. The beacon is sent
in plain text over AX.25 every 5 minutes, and anyone
listening with a TNC in connectionless mode should be
able to pick it up. No
software/formulas/decoders are necessary.
subscribe to our mailing list
announcements including launch information. Report
http://cubesat.ece.uiuc.edu/BeaconForm.html. Send questions to
AT ece.uiuc.edu with your name/location
and any data that you receive.
Every 5 min
the ION Email List
Report Beacons at:
Send questions to:
cubesat AT ece.uiuc.edu
TLE (ION is in PPOD A)
The three types of beacon
are below (%i's will be replaced by 2-digit numbers):
UIUC-ION: University of Illinois Cubesat Satellite - C[%i %i %i] -
UIUC-ION: C[%i %i %i] T[%i] B1[%i %i] B2[%i %i] U[%i %i] SB[%i %i]
S[%i %i %i %i %i] M[%i %i %i]
UIUC-ION: University of Illinois Cubesat Satellite - C[%i %i %i] - See
you on the flip side!