CAS-7B to launch July 25

CAS-7B / BP-1B satellite schematic diagram

CAS-7B / BP-1B satellite schematic diagram

Alan BA1DU reports the Amateur Radio satellite CAS-7B (BP-1B) is expected to launch at 05:00 GMT on July 25, 2019

The launch vehicle Hyperbola-1 will run for 862.0206 seconds and then CAS-7B satellite will be deployed at 05:14:22.0206 GMT.

CAS-7B is a spheriform spacecraft of 500 mm diameter with a mass of 3 kg
• CW Telemetry Beacon: 435.715 MHz 20 dBm
• V/U FM Transponder Downlink: 435.690 MHz 20 dBm, 16 kHz bandwidth
• V/U FM Transponder Uplink: 145.900 MHz 16 kHz bandwidth

The launch from Jiuquan will be into a into a 300 km 42.7 degree inclination orbit.

Provisional TLE for tracking:

CAS-7B(BP-1B)
1 99999U 19206.21831019 -.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0 00001
2 99999 042.7339 008.2068 0013606 285.8754 218.2911 15.94575754000011

CAS-7B information https://amsat-uk.org/2019/06/02/cas7b-bp1b-satellite/