Once DANDE is in orbit, anyone with an amateur radio license can track and listen to the satellite given the required ground station equipment.
If you would like to downlink beacons from DANDE and send them to the DANDE team, sign up for a login account on the DANDE beacon portal page.
DANDE Telemetry System Information:
Beacon Downlink Frequency: 436.750 MHz FM (UHF band)
Data Rate: 9600 baud
Transmit Interval: every 15 seconds
RF Power Output: 0.75 W
Antenna Polarization: Liner
The DANDE Team is now using Celestrak TLEs in official tracking: CELESTRAK TLE (Ctrl+F DANDE)
Here is the executable Beacon Parser (only available on Windows PC): Link to Beacon Parser
Interested in receiving data?
Although all data will be made available upon request, please be advised that data for DANDE’s Accelerometer, Neutral Mass Spectrometer, and Attitude Determination and Control Systems are under export control regulation and may require additional approval in order to gain access. Data for all subsystems may be requested, but restrictions for science data has not yet been determined. Specific requirements will be explained in the finalized End User Guide.