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Program: LEO One

US program from dBX Corp. It comprises 48 LEO satellites (8 planes, 50° inclination) at 950 km for mobile messaging (vehicle tracking, pager alerts, monitoring). Worth $250 million Operator: LEO One FCC authorized.

9 launches from Tyuratam by Rokot from late-2001 on

Status: licence cancelled in March 2004 by FCC

Technical data

Each satellite should weigh 125 kg, lifetime: 5 to 7 years built by Lockheed Martin

Uplink: 148-150.05 MHz
Downlink: 137-137.025 MHz and 400.15-401 MHz

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