Cute-1.7 + APD Laboratory for Space Systems

Cute-1.7 + APD II Project - Sub Systems > Ground Station System -

Small Satellite Program (SSP)

Laboratory for Space Systems (LSS), Tokyo Institute of Technology

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What is Ground Station?

Once satellite is launched into orbit, radio is the only method to communicate with it. Ground Station Subsystem operates satellites with antennas, transcievers and so on.

Ground Station Communication Bands

Ground Station Block Diagram

Ground Station System Configuration
Tokyo Tech's Ground Station has 4 bands for Cute-1.7 + APD Series.

Ground Station Appearance

Ground Station Antenna Tower - Ground Station System
Antenna(144MHz Band Dual-Stack Yagi, 430MHz Band Quad-Stack Yagi, 1.2GHz Band Parabolic)

How to receive & process the data

If you want to know about how to receive radio from the Cute-1.7 + APD II and process the received data, please see "How To Receive".

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