Tag: Pratham

New Satellites with Amateur Radio Payloads Launched, Monitored

The AlSat-1N and Pratham satellites, both carrying Amateur Radio payloads, have both been heard and identified following the India Space Research Organization (ISRO) PSLV-C35 mission launch on September 26. Reports are requested. Reports on AMSAT-BB indicate the Pratham CW beacon on 145.980 MHz is active. The 3U AlSat-1N CubeSat was built in collaboration with the […]

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. […]

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