7530 - OSCAR 7
alive Observations
OSCAR 7

This satellite was a small communications satellite designed by amateur radio operators. Attitude control was accomplished with a magnetic and damping rods. There were two beacon experiments (near 30 and 430 MHz), and two repeaters with code storage capability. The repeater receiver frequencies were near 146 and 432 MHz, and the transmitter frequencies near 30 and 146 MHz. The command system was manufactured in Australia and the second repeater in Germany.

Transmitters

Mode U/V (B) Lin

Type
Transponder
Mode
CW
Downlink Low
145925000
Downlink High
145975000
Uplink Low
432125000
Uplink High
432175000
Invert
True

Mode V/A (A) TLM Beacon

Type
Transmitter
Mode
CW
Downlink
29502000

Mode V/A (A) Lin

Type
Transponder
Mode
CW
Downlink Low
29400000
Downlink High
29500000
Uplink Low
145850000
Uplink High
145950000

Mode U TLM Beacon

Type
Transmitter
Mode
CW
Downlink
435100000
Downlink Drifted
13790

Mode U/V (B) TLM Beacon

Type
Transmitter
Mode
CW
Downlink
145977500
Downlink Drifted
-30827