Ground Station


The UoB Satellite Ground Station has been established in 2017. It is a fully automated satellite tracking station operating in amateur radio frequencies UHF and VHF. The UHF and VHF antennas are mounted on the roof of the Queen’s Building in University Walk and will be used to have radio conversations with the International Space Station, download telemetry from current satellites in orbit, and most importantly, communicate with the UoBSat when it is launched into orbit.

Due to unplanned weather conditions that caused some damage to the Ground Station in recent years, the project has been pushed back to the development and implementation stage.