Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KF7WIS, Mar 19, 2021.
Very Good, Nice .
They are the number one rocket launch company in the United States.
2017 - 18 of 30 total US launches
2018 - 21 of 34
2019 - 13 of 27
2020 - 25 of 44
2021 - 8 of 11 so far
want to know more.
In part to support the closely related venture Starlink. A higher-tech era revival of classic "old school empire-building" using strategic vertical integration. A bold business practice many would have thought was totally extinct.
Reminiscent of the early days of FOMOCO or Powel Crosley building "super-power" WLW to serve & stimulate sales of massive numbers of Crosley consumer radio receiver products.
SpaceX now owns about a third of all active satellites in the sky.
More video from today's launch from OK9UWU.
He's just using a Wi-Fi antenna and a $99 Airspy Mini SDR (with downconverter).
Here ya go, OM...
This is so great. I think the space communication part of ham radio is one of the most interesting to share with my kids.
It looks like they're using standard SGLS (Space-Ground Link System) downlink frequencies and CCSDS (Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems) formatted data streams.