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Funcube Dongle

64MHz to 1,700MHz Software Defined Radio

As part of AMSAT-UK’s FUNcube satellite project, the FUNcube Dongle is the “ground segment”, or a radio receiver designed to allow you to try your hand at reception of satellites.

Like FUNcube, it is part of a global educational collaboration project collecting information from space.

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NASA Keeps a Wary Eye on Space Weather

NASA reports that the  earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that’s new to human history.

To make preparations, authorities in Washington DC are holding a meeting: The Space Weather Enterprise Forum at the National Press Club on June 8th.

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Paper Aircraft Released Into Space

Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS)

The Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS)team yesterday officially welcomed aboard radio man Steve Daniels (callsign G6UIM), who’s put together some tasty kit for the project and will be  in-the-field radio operator when launch day arrives.

Steve’s been building computers since 1979,

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