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The amateur satellites themselves also need their own call signs, as you can imagine. They have/had 8J1 call signs (8J1J[A-C]S).

     
FO-12FO-20FO-29

But the authority recently assigned ordinary club stations' call signs for small satellites.

Amateur Satellites (Including Small Satellites)
Call Sign OSCAR# Development# Nickname Operator Period Launch
8J1JAS FO-12 JAS-1 Fuji JARL
The Japan Amateur Radio League, Inc.
1986-1989H-I Trial#1; Tanegashima; "Ajisai" (EGS) Piggy-Back;
Aug. 13, 1986
8J1JBS FO-20 JAS-1b Fuji 2 1990-2008 H-I #6; Tanegashima; "Momo 1b" (MOS-1b) Piggy-Back;
Feb. 7, 1990
8J1JCS FO-29 JAS-2 Fuji 3 1996- H-II #4; Tanegashima; "Midori" (ADEOS) Piggy-Back;
Aug. 17, 1996
No Hamband TX WEOS
Whale Ecology Observation Satellite
Kanta-kun IT-Chiba
Chiba Institute of Technology
2002- H-IIA #4; Tanegashima; "Midori II" (ADEOS2) Piggy-Back;
Dec. 14, 2002
No Hamband TXμ-LabSatJAXA2002-
JQ1YCWCO-57XI-IV
XI: X-factor Investigator
U-Tokyo
The University of Tokyo
2003-Eurockot's BREEZE-KM;
Plesetsk, Russia; MONITOR mock-up/MIMOSA/MOST Piggy Back;
June 30, 2003
JQ1YCYCO-55CUTE-I
CUTE: Cubical Titech Engineering Satellite
Tokyo Tech
Tokyo Institute of Technology
2003-
JQ1YGWCO-58XI-VU-Tokyo2005-Kosmos-3M; Plesetsk, Russia; TopSat/Beijing-1/Sinah 1 Piggy-Back; Oct. 27, 2005
JQ1YPC
ex-JQ1YCC
CO-56Cute-1.7+APD
APD: Avalanche Photo Diode
Tokyo Tech2006-2009JAXA's M-V #8; Uchinoura; "Akari" (ASTRO-F) Piggy-Back; Uchinoura, Japan; Feb. 22, 2006
JQ1YGUSEEDS
Space Engineering Education Satellite
Nihon-u
Nihon University
Launch FailedDnepr-7; Baikonur, kazakhstan; BelKA Piggy-Back; July 27, 2006
JR8YJTHO-59HIT-SATHIT
Hokkaido Institute of Technology
2006-2008JAXA's M-V #7; Uchinoura; "Hinode" (SOLAR-B) Piggy-Back; Sept. 23, 2006
JQ1YTCCO-65Cute-1.7+APD IITokyo Tech2008-2009ISRO's PSLV; Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India; CARTOSAT-2A Piggy-Back; Apr. 28, 2008
JQ1YGUCO-66SEEDSNihon-u2008-
JL3YUSSOHLA-1Maido 1SOHLA
The Space Oriented Higashiosaka Leading Association
2009-2009H-IIA #15;
Tanegashima;
"Ibuki" (GOSAT) Piggy-Back;
Jan. 23, 2009;
JQ1ZQW
Provisional License
SORUNSAT-1KagayakiSORUN
SORUN CORPORATION
No Signals
2010 Operation Terminated
JQ1YZW PRISM
Pico-satellite for Remote-sensing and Innovative Space Missions
HitomiU-Tokyo2009-
JR5YBN
Mother
 STARS
Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite
KUKAIKagawa-u
Kagawa University
later changed to
Shizuoka-u
Shizuoka University
2009-
JR5YBO
Daughter
 
JQ1YYY KKS-1
Koku Kosen Satellite
KISEKIKouku Kosen
Tokyo Metropolitan College of Aeronautical Engineering
2009-
No Hamband TXSPRITE-SAT
Sprites: a type of Transient Luminous Events (TLE) observed in the middle atmosphere
RaijinTohoku-u
Tohoku University
2009-
No Hamband TXSDS-1
Small Demonstration Satellite - 1
JAXA
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
2009-
JQ1ZUN UNITEC-1
Unisec Technological Experiment Carrier-1
35cm3 — Not a CubeSat
Shin'enUNISEC
University Space Engineering Consortium
No Signals after a TimeH-IIA #17;
Tanegashima;
"Akatsuki" (PLANET-C) Piggy-Back;
May 21, 2010
JQ1ZWS
Provisional License
 WASEDA-SAT2Waseda-uNo Signals
JQ1ZEX Negai BoshiNegaiSoka-u2010-2010
No Hamband TXKSAT
Atmospheric Water Vapor Observation Satellite
HayatoK-Sat
(Kagoshima-u)
2010-2010
No Hamband TXIKAROS
Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated by Radiation Of the Sun
JAXA2010-
JG6YBW Horyu 2
29.6cm×32.0cm×35.0cm, 7.1kg
KIT aka Kyutech
Kyusyu Institute of Technology
2012-H-IIA #21;
Tanegashima;
"Shizuku" (GCOM-W1) Piggy-Back;
May 18, 2012
GCOM-W1: Global Change Observation Mission 1st - Water
No Hamband TXKOMPSAT-3
 KARI
Korea Aerospace Research Institute
 
No Hamband TXSDS-4
Small Demonstration Satellite 4
JAXA 
JL3YZL PROITERES
Project of OIT Electric-Rocket-Engine Onboard Small Space Ship
30cm3 — Not a CubeSat
OIT
Osaka Institute of Technology
2012-
No comand responses
ISRO's PSLV C21; Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India;
Sept. 9, 2012
No Hamband TXRAIKO
10cm×10cm×20cm
Wakayama University
w/Tohoku University and University of Tokyo
2012-2013via ISS
Oct. 4, 2012
JG6YEW FITSAT-1NiwakaFIT
Fukuoka Institute of Technology
2012-2013
JQ1ZIJ WE WISHMeisei Electric Co., Ltd. 2012-2013
 F-1NanoRacks CubeSat-1 (NASA's public offering)  
 TechEdSatSan Jose State University (NASA's public offering)  
XV9PID PicoDragonU-Tokyo, VNSC (Vietnam National Satellite Center) via ISS
Nov. 19, 2013
WG9XFC-1 ArduSat-1
(Arduino-based (Open-source electronic prototyping platform))
Nanoracks (NASA) 
WG9XFC-X ArduSat-X
(Arduino-based (Open-source electronic prototyping platform))
Nanoracks (NASA) 
  TechEdSat-3
10cm×10cm×30cm
NASA via ISS
Nov. 20, 2013
No Hamband TXWNISAT-1
27cm3, 10kg
AXLESPACE for Weather News Dnepr;
Yasny, Russia;
Nov. 21, 2013
JR0ZST   ShindaiSat
20kg class
Ginrei Shinshu-u2014-2014 H-IIA #23;
Tanegashima;
GPM Piggy-Back;
Feb. 28, 2014
JR5YDX
Mother
  STARS-II
Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite
20kg class
GENNAI Kagawa-u
Kagawa University
2014-2014
JR5YDY
Daughter
 
JQ1ZKM   TeikyoSat-3
20kg class
Teikyo-u
Teikyo University
2014-2014
JQ1ZLO   ITF-1
Imagine The Future
Yui Tsukuba-u
Tsukuba University
No Signals
JL3ZCA   OPUSAT CosMoz Osakafu-u
Osaka Prefecture University
2014-2014
JQ1ZKK CO-77 ARTSAT1 INVADER
INteractiVe satellite for Art and Design Experimental Research
Tamabi-u
Tama Art University
2014-2014
No Hamband TX KSAT2 Hayato II Kagoshima-u
Kagoshima University
2014-2014
JQ1ZJQ   SPROUT
Space Research on Unique Technology
40cm3, 27kg
Nihon-u 2014- H-IIA #24;
Tanegashima;
"Daichi 2" (ALOS-2) Piggy-Back;
May 24, 2014
No Hamband TX UNIFORM-1
University International Formation Mission

50cm3, 50kg
Wakayama-u  
No Hamband TX RISING-2

50cm3, 43kg
Tohoku-u w/Hokkaido-u  
No Hamband TX SOCRATES
Space Optical Communications Research Advanced Technology Satellite

50cm3, 50kg
AES
Advanced Engineering Services Co., Ltd.
 
No Hamband TX HODOYOSHI-3 Tokyo-u   Dnepr;
Yasny, Russia;
June 20, 2014
No Hamband TX HODOYOSHI-4 Tokyo-u  
No Hamband TX HODOYOSHI-1
60cm3,60kg
U-Tokyo w/Nestra (Next Generation Space System Technology Research Association) 2014- Dnepr RS-20;
Yasny, Russia;
ASNARO-1 Piggy-Back;
Nov. 6, 2014
JJ2YJY   ChubuSat-1
50kg class
Kinshachi 1 Nagoya-u, Daido-u w/MASTT (Meiyu Aerospace Support Technology Team) 2014-
JQ1ZHX   TSUBAME
30kg class
Tokyo Tech w/SUT(Tokyo University of Science), JAXA 2014-
No Hamband TX QSAT-EOS
Kyushu Satellite for Earth Observation System Demonstration
50kg class
Tsukushi Kyushu Small-Satellite Forum, QSSF (Former QPS Lab) (Kyushu-u, KIT, Saga-u, Kagoshima-u) 2014-
JQ1ZNN FO-81 ARTSAT2 DESPATCH
Deep Space Amateur Troubadour's Challenge
Tamabi-u 2014-2015 H-IIA #26;
Tanegashima;
"Hayabusa 2" Piggy-Back;
Dec. 3, 2014
JG6YIG FO-82   Shin'en 2 KIT aka Kyutech
Kyusyu Institute of Technology
2014-
No Hamband TX PROCYON
Proximate Object Close flyby with Optical Navigation
U-Tokyo, JAXA  
No Hamband TX S-CUBE IT-Chiba
Chiba Institute of Technology
  via ISS
Sept. 17, 2015
JJ2YPN   Chubusat-2 Kinshachi 2 Nagoya-u
w/Daido-u,
MASTT (Monozukuri Aerospace Support Technology Team)
  H-IIA #30;
Tanegashima;
"Hitomi"(ASTRO-H) Piggy-Back;
Feb. 17, 2016
JJ2YPO   Chubusat-3  MHI,
w/Daido-u, Nagoya-u, MASTT
 
JG6YBW   Horyu-4 KIT  
No Hamband TX (3U-size × 8) JAMSS (Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation) Cancelled
No Hamband TX DIWATA-1 Department of Science and Technology of Philippines w/Hokkaido-u and Tohoku-u   via ISS
Apr. 27, 2016
JG6YBW   Aoba-Velox III  Kyutech / Nanyang Technological University   via ISS
Dec. 19, 2016 ... STARS-C
Jan. 16, 2017 ... The Others
II0POD
PY0ETA
TuPOD
|- Tancredo 1
+- OSNSAT
JAMSS / Gauss Srl. / Trancredo Elementary School - INPE / OSN
(JAMSS: Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation,
INPE: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais,
OSN: Open Space Network)
 
No Hamband TX EGG (re-Entry satellite with Gossamer aeroshell and Gps/iridium) U-Tokyo  
JQ1ZTK   ITF-2Yui 2 Tsukuba-u  
JJ2YPL
Mother
  STARS-C
Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite
Hagoromo Shizuoka-u  
JJ2YPM
Daughter
No Hamband TX FREEDOM Nakashimada Engineering Works
w/Tohoku-u
 
JQ1ZWS
Provisional License
  WASEDA-SAT3 Waseda-u  
JG6YJO
BIRD-J
Japan
  BIRDS 1
Joint Global Multi-Nation Birds Project
Toki Kyutech   via ISS
July 7, 2017
JG6YJP
BIRD-G
Ghana
  GhanaSat-1
ANUSAT-1
JG6YJQ
BIRD-M
Mongolia
  Mazaalai
NUMSAT-1
JG6YJR
BIRD-N
Nigeria
  EduSat-1
JG6YJS
BIRD-B
Bangladesh
  BRAC Onnesha
No Hamband TXWNISAT-1R
52cm3, 43kg
AXLESPACE for Weather News Roskosmos Soyuz 2-1A / Fregat-M;
Baikonur, Kazakhstan;
July 14, 2017
No Hamband TX IDEA OSG1 (In-situ Debris Environmental Awareness)
400mm×400mm&tijes;600mm, 25kg
ASTROSCALE   Soyuz-2-1b;
Vostochny;
"Meteor-M No.2-1" Piggy-Back;
Nov. 28, 2017
No Hamband TX Nano-JASMINE (Japan Astrometry Satellite Mission for INfrared Exploration)
50cm3, 35kg
U-Tokyo   (Dec., 2017)
No Hamband TX RISESAT (Rapid International Scientific Experiment Satellite)
(ex HODOYOSHI-2)
U-Tokyo   H-IIA;
Tanegashima;
(FY2015)

Epsilon Launch Vehicle
(FY2017)
  NEXUS
(Next Education × Unique Satellite)
JAMSAT, Nihon-u    
  Aoba-Velox IV Kyutech / Nanyang Technological University    
  Origamisat-1 Titech    
  UBAKUSAT Istanbul Technical University / JPF (Japan Space Forum) / Kyutech    
  OMOTENASHI
Outstanding Moon exploration Technologies demonstrated by Nano Semi-Hard Impactor
JAXA, U-tokyo   NASA SLS
2018
No Hamband TX EQUULEUS
Equilibrium Lunar-Earth point 6U Spacecraft
JAXA, U-tokyo  
  HSKSAT Haradaseiki   via ISS
Jan., 2018
Where,

cf. IARU Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination: http://www.iaru.org/satellite/

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Nov. 28, 2017, Ryota "Roy" Motobayashi, JJ1WTL