JAXA has announced three BIRDS-2 CubeSats with APRS digipeaters were deployed from the International Space Station on 10th August 2018.
BHUTAN-1, MAYA-1 and UiTMSat-1 will transmit 30 minutes after deployment. Initial mode looks CW on 70cm.
They use same frequency 437.375 MHz and transmit in the order of BHUTAN-1, MAYA-1 and UiTMSat-1. Each CubeSat also has an APRS digipeater on 145.825 MHz.
BIRDS-2 Amateur Radio CubeSat Satellite
- BHUTAN-1 (Bhutan) - BIRD-BT (JG6YKL)
- MAYA-1 (Philippines) - BIRD-PH (JG6YKM)
- UiTMSat-1 (Malaysia) - BIRD-MY (JG6YKN)
BIRDS Project - http://birds2.birds-project.com/operation/