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  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    AMSAT Announces End of OSCAR 51 Mission

    AMSAT-OSCAR 51, the popular FM repeater satellite, has likely reached the end of its operational lifespan.

    AMSAT-NA Vice President of Operations, Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, issued the following statement:

    "It is with a heavy heart I report that AO-51 has ceased transmission and is not responding to commands. The last telemetry data indicated that the third of six batteries was approaching failure t...

    Via ARRL - Read the full Article