|Twenty-eight QB50 cubesats were deployed in May |
from the International Space Station. Another group
is awaiting lauch on an Indian rocket. (qb50.eu website)
All of the cubesats lanuched so far have downlinks in the 70-centimeter amateur band and three include additional ham radio features as well. LilacSat-1 includes a VHF/UHF analog FM-to-Codec-2 digital voice transponder, as well as an APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) digipeater and a camera which transmits images using 9600-baud BPSK; X-CubeSat and SpaceCube both have FM voice transponders with uplinks on 2 meters and downlinks on 70 centimeters.