[amsat-bb] Re: SRMSAT Keps and Down Link Details

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 10 11:36:51 PDT 2011

Hi Dinesh,

Is this a cubesat, or a microsat? The webpage indicates it is 286mmx286mmx294mm and 10kg, which is more the size of AO-51 than a 100mm^3 cubesat.

Is there any possibility of a secondary amateur communications mission?

Good Luck with the launch.

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: Dinesh Cyanam <dinesh at cyanam.net>
>Sent: Oct 10, 2011 1:43 PM
>To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] SRMSAT Keps and Down Link Details
>SRMSAT, A cubesat developed by the students of SRM University, India will be launched on October 12th, 2011 along with the Megha Tropique satellite on the PSLV-C18 launch vehicle from ISRO's spaceport in Sriharikota, India. 
>Payload Details: 
>SRMSAT will monitor the green house gases in near infrared region (900nm - 1700nm).  
>Launch Date and Time: 
>October 12, 2011 
>0530 hrs UTC
>Telemetry down link and CW beacon on the same frequency: 437.425 MHz (10 dbm)
>(Telemetry decoding info will be posted soon)
>Preliminary TLEs from ISTRAC (ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network): 
>1 99999U 11072A 11278.34967500 .00001077 00000-0 60876-3 0 1233 
>2 99999 20.0603 97.4017 0010015 338.6461 208.4324 14.09199968 14 
>Website: http://srmsat.in
>All Radio Amateurs are requested to track SRMSAT and provide us with the reception reports via AMSAT-BB mailing list or via email to KC2YQJ <at> arrl.net                     
>Dinesh Cyanam

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