[amsat-bb] Swayam Satellite Launching on 22 June 2016 by ISRO

Mani [VU2WMY/KJ6LRS] wmy at isac.gov.in
Tue Jun 21 02:52:28 UTC 2016

  All of us here in Upagarah Amateur Radio Club at ISRO Satellite Centre
convey our Good wishes and Greetings for a successful launch and
commissioning of SWAYAM.

Our Good wishes for a successful PSLV C34 launch and greetings for a
successful mission accomplishment of all the 20 satellites.

73 de

Quoting Rupesh Lad <rupeshdlad2738.rl at gmail.com>:

> Dear All,
> Greetings from India!
> DE VU2LRD, Rupesh Lad from College of Engineering Pune.
> We are extremely glad to inform you that COEP's first  satellite SWAYAM
> developed by the students of the COEP Satellite Team shall be launched by
> ISRO on 22 June, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), Sriharikota at
> 9am.
> Swayam has a mass of 990 grams and dimensions of 10cm x 10cm x 11.35cm.
> will be launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C34. After being
> launched into its orbit, Swayam shall stabilize itself passively i.e.
> without consumption of electric power. This concept of stabilization is
> the
> first of its kind in India.  It also provides a messaging service for
> Ground Stations in the HAM band. A functional Ground station is also
> developed by team to communicate with Swayam and have sucvessfully
> received
> data from 40+ satellites.
> Swayam will downlink analog CW Morse beacon at frequency of 437.025 MHz
> with a gap of 90 secs between successive beacons. I request you all to
> receive the beacon data and report your reception details on our website
> www.coep.org.in/csat[1]
> Swayam TLEs will be uploaded post launch on our website mentioned above.
> Cheers!
> Thanks
> 73,
> Rupesh Lad,
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  Mani [VU2WMY/KJ6LRS]
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Upagrah Amateur Radio Club VU2URC
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