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SARA


Callsign: FX0SAT
NASA/NORAD number: 21578
Launch Date: 17 July 1991, Kourou, French Guiana.
Orbit type: LEO, 770 km.
Beacon: 145.955 MHz downlink (300 bps ASCII FM AFSK - wideshift), 1 watt.

Notes: Satellite for Amateur Radio Astronomy. Launched with UO-22 and others. Monitors "Jovian decameter" radio emissions (planet Jupiter, on 2-15 MHz).

References:
"SARA: A French Amateur Radio Telescope", Patrick Hamptaux, ON1KHP, and Joe Kasser, W3/G3ZCZ, QEX, Dec 1991, p. 15.

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