[amsat-bb] Cute-1.7 + APD II Launch Flash Report

Hiroki Ashida hiroki at lss.mes.titech.ac.jp
Sun Apr 27 21:43:54 PDT 2008

Dear All,

I'm Hiroki Ashida at Tokyo Institute of Technology (JQ1YCZ).
The Indian PSLV-C9 launch vehicle carrying 10 satellites including our
satellite Cute-1.7 + APD II.

PSLV-C9 was launched on schedule and successfully inject satellites into

You can see further informations at Cute-1.7 + APD II Project Weblog:

We would appreciate if you receive the signal from "Cute-1.7 + APD II".
If you received telemetries from our satellite, please kindly inform us.

The first pass is available at the East Coast of USA. We are waiting for
your kind reports.

[UPDATED!] Predicted TLE of Cute-1.7:
1 XXXXXU 08XXXXXU 08119.17434074  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0 0000X
2 XXXXX  97.9469 179.2192 0007735 274.3086 295.7329 14.7975543400001X

Our satellite uses amature radio band. The specifications are as follows:

* Uplink
	+ Command (Closed): 144MHz Band
	+ Service (Open): 1267.6MHz GMSK 9600bps, AX.25/SRLL

* Downlink
	+ Beacon: 437.275MHz CW, Morse, Power 100mW
	+ Telemetry: 437.475MHz AFSK 1200bps/GMSK 9600bps,
		     AX.25/SRLL, Power 300mW

Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions.
cute1.7_question at lss.mes.titech.ac.jp

Best regards,
Hiroki Ashida
Hiroki Ashida <hiroki at lss.mes.titech.ac.jp>
Laboratory for Space Systems
Department of Mechano-Aerospace Engineering
Tokyo Institute of Technology
TEL/FAX : +81-3-5734-2644
Room 554, Ishikawadai 1st Bldg, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2-12-1 O-okayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japa

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