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Oscar 19 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 20442
COSPAR ID 1990-005-G
Name in Spacetrack catalog OSCAR 19 (LUSAT)

Amateur radio information
Digital Transponder - Mode JD:

  • 1200 bps Manchester FSK Uplinks:
    • 145.840 MHz
    • 145.860 MHz
    • 145.880 MHz
    • 145.900 MHz
  • 1200 bps BPSK Downlinks:
    • 437.153 MHz
    • 437.125 MHz
  • CW Beacon:
    • 437.127 MHz
Status: Semi-Operational
  • The CW beacon is sending eight telemetry channels and one status channel on 437.126 MHz. 
  • No BBS service is available. 
  • The digipeater is not active.

Satellite Details

Orbit 774 x 790 km, 98.6°
Category Amateur radio
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 11.3 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)10.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 January 1990 01:35
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40
View from orbit pole
 

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