Fox-1D Launched, Initial Telemetry Received

Fox-1D was successfully launched at 03:59 UTC on the PSLV-C40 mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India. UA9UIZ received and uploaded the first telemetry to AMSAT servers at 05:28 UTC.

The “Fox Tail” of Fox-1D captured on a WebSDR by W5PFG


Initial telemetry values uploaded to the AMSAT server by UA9UIZ

Initial telemetry values appear nominal.

The first set of post-launch Keplerian elements are reproduced below:

1 99934U 1801D    18012.18036412  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    15
2 99934  97.6514  74.0671 0008545 308.1824 275.3575 15.22876478    16

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