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PCSAT

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-043C

Description

PCSAT (Prototype Communications SATellite) is to act as a relay for amateur radio transmissions. It was built by the midshipmen at the US Naval Academy. It will augment the existing worldwide Amateur Radio Automatic Position Reporting System (APRS).

Alternate Names

  • Prototype Communications SATellite
  • OSCAR 44
  • 26931

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-09-30
Launch Vehicle: Athena 1
Launch Site: Kodiak Launch Complex, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions or comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office.

 
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