AO-109 to Reenter Atmosphere in Coming Weeks

April 11, 2024

AMSAT's AO-109 (Fox-1E) CubeSat is scheduled to reenter Earth's atmosphere in the weeks ahead. The fifth generation Fox 1U CubeSat recently set a record for longest CPU uptime. Most Fox type satellites trigger system resets every few days or weeks while AO-109 has managed to operate continuously for over 18 million seconds or roughly 7 months since September 2023.

AO-109 features a 30KHz linear transponder for amateur radio use. See more information on AO-109's amateur radio capabilities.

Source: AMSAT  open_in_new

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