[email protected] and [email protected] have a downlink in the amateur satellite part of the UHF amateur radio frequency band, so you can receive them! A telemetry decoding software for [email protected] is available to participating radio amateurs which allows them to decode and display real time telemetry.

The CubeSat Team would like to invite all radio amateurs to receive, decode and forward telemetry data to us via email or via webpage. You can find a detailed description on competition dedicated to radio amateurs on the dedicated page .

Below are the technical specifications of the used radio links and the latest operational status.

[email protected] downlink features:

  • Status: LAUNCH ON 25/04/2016
  • Primary telemetry downlink: 437.485 MHz, 1200 Baud, AFSK, AX.25, 500mW
  • Transponder beacon: 437.485 MHz, CW, 500mW
  • TX interval (nominal): 2 min
  • Destination: “ALLALL”
  • Source: [email protected]
  • Callsign: alias E-STAR-II
  • TLM DECODING SOFTWARE: link (v1.1 – updated on 12/04/2016)

[email protected] downlink features:

  • Status: DECAYED on 16/01/2015 (source)
  • Primary telemetry downlink: 437.445 MHz, 1200 Baud, AFSK, AX.25, 500mW
  • Destination: “ALLALL”
  • Source: [email protected]
  • Callsign: alias E-STAR-I