SRMSAT, a NanoSat developed by the students of SRM University, India will be launched on October 12, 2011 along with the Megha Tropique satellite on the PSLV-C18 launch vehicle from ISRO’s spaceport in Sriharikota, India.
On the AMSAT bulletin board Dinesh Cyanam KC2YQJ provides an update on SRMSAT:
Payload Details: SRMSAT will monitor the greenhouse 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
Keps file: http://dinesh.cyanam.net/dl/SRMSAT_TLEs.txt
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
AMSAT Bulletin Board (AMSAT-BB) http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/tools/maillist/