Image sent down from AO-92 using Virginia Tech camera, credit AMSAT

More Than Radios – The AO-92 Fox-1D MPPT

We extensively covered the AMSAT Fox 1 series Maximum Power Point Tracker in our More Than Radios – AMSAT MPPT blog post. That post detailed the first launch and overall design of the MPPT aboard RadFxSat, Fox-1B. The satellite was designated AO-91 once in orbit. This post covers some fun details about the second launch Read more about More Than Radios – The AO-92 Fox-1D MPPT[…]

AMSAT AO-40 Phase 3D Discovery Channel Eyes In The Sky Screenshot

An Antenna in Every Pot | AO-40

AMSAT is a group we bring up often on this blog. Simply put, they work on really cool ham radio projects and we volunteer for them. Unfortunately, AMSAT-NA (AMSAT North America) is no longer able to build satellites as big as AO-40 shown in the video above. If you dig into the details you will Read more about An Antenna in Every Pot | AO-40[…]

AMSAT Fox-1 MPPT Top of PCB

More Than Radios – AMSAT MPPT

The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation, AMSAT, recently designated RadFxSat as AO-91 after its successful deployment from a Delta II rocket as a secondary payload to NASA’s JPSS-1. RadFxSat is the first of several AMSAT satellites which are flying a Maximum Power Point Tracker (MPPT) designed and built by Brent and I as a continuation of Read more about More Than Radios – AMSAT MPPT[…]

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