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NASA/NORAD number: 20440
Launch Date: 22 January 1990, Kourou, French Guiana, Ariane V-35.
Orbit type: Circular LEO, inclination 98.6 degrees, altitude 800 km.
Weight: 9 kg
Stabilization: Passive magnetic.
Beacons : 145.825 synthesized voice or 1200 bps FM AFSK, AX.25 telemetry. 2401.2205 MHz, 1200 bps BPSK, 1 Watt (S Band).

Notes: Digital Orbiting Voice Encoder. Microsat (Oscar 16-19) mass launch together with SPOT-2, UO-14/UO-15. Downlink 145.825 AFSK/Voice 1200 baud packet

"Working the EasySats", Steve Ford, WB8IMY, QST, September 1992, p. 30.
"Six for the Price of One", Part I: The AMSAT Journal, v. 13, no. 1, March 1990, p. 1. Part II: The AMSAT Journal, v. 13, no. 2, May 1990, p. 1.
"The First Flock of Microsats", Tom Clark, W3IWI, et al., The AMSAT Journal, v. 12, no. 1, May 1989, p. 3.
"Microsat: The Next Generation of OSCAR Satellites", Doug Loughmiller, KO5I, and Bob McGwier, N4HY, Part 1: QST, May 1989, p. 37; Part 2: QST, Jun 1989, p. 53.
"Successful OSCAR Launch Ushers in the 90's", Doug Loughmiller, KO5I, QST, April 1990, p. 52.
"Spotlight on: The Microsats", John A. Magliacane, KD2BD, The AMSAT Journal, v. 15, no. 4, September/October 1992, p. 17.

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