Tag: India

via the ARRL: Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay Set to Launch Pratham Satellite

The Pratham satellite, built by students at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, is expected to launch on September 26 onboard the Indian PSLV-C35 mission. Pratham, a 300 × 300 × 300 millimeter satellite with a mass of 10 kilograms, aims to measure total electron count at an 800 kilometer (approximately 500 mile) altitude sun-synchronous orbit. […]

College’s 30-year-old Ham Club fashions antenna for satellite (India)

The College of Engineering Pune’s Ham Club, among the oldest in the country, can also take pride in Swayam’s success. The satellite’s antenna was designed by the full-fledged amateur radio club. Now that Swayam is up there and functioning, it will provide point-to-point communication for the Ham radio community. Read more: http://bit.ly/28TBUQk

ARRL: India Launches Amateur Radio Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched several satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads. Satellites put into orbit include Swayam-1, a 1U CubeSat that carries a digital store-and-forward messaging system for use by the Amateur Radio community. “We are eagerly waiting for your reception report of the CW beacon at 437.025 MHz. You can […]

India to Break a Record by Sending 22 Satellites Into Space on a Single Rocket

In four days, India will try to set a new record, by launching 22 satellites into orbit on a single rocket. The scheduled June 20 launch, from a pad on Sriharikota, on the country’s eastern coast, will contain satellites for a multitude of purposes, from navigation to one satellite that will help amateur radio operators, according to Bloomberg. […]

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