Communications Satellite

The Satellite of JY1Sat (JO 97) will be able to carry the 435/145 MHz amateur radio linear transponder, a Slow-Scan Digital Video (SSDV) system that can transfer stored images.

Name of SatelliteJYISat (JO 97)
ContractorRoyal Jordanian Radio Amateur Society
Country of ContractorJordan
Launch Mass (kg.)2
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)573
Date of Launch03.12.2018
Launch SiteVandenberg AFB
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2018-099AX
NORAD Number43803

JY1Sat (JO 97) Communications Satellite it is named in tribute of the late King Hussein who was an amateur ham radio operator; his callsign was “JY1”.


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