May 05, 2005

HAMSAT

HAMSAT is a Micro-satellite for providing satellite based Amateur Radio services to the national as well as the international community of Amateur Radio Operators (HAM). It consists of two transponders-one indigenously developed by Indian Amateurs, with the expertise of ISRO and the experience of HAMSAT-INDIA. The second transponder has been developed by a Dutch Amateur Radio Operator and Graduate Engineering student at Higher Technical Institute, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Launch date May 5, 2005
Launch site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicle PSLV-C6
Orbit Geo-synchronous, 633.355 km (average)
Payloads 2 Transponders

 

प्रमोचक राकेट / Launch Vehicle: 
PSLV-C6/CARTOSAT-1/HAMSAT
उपग्रह का प्रकार / Type of Satellite: 
Communication
निर्माता / Manufacturer: 
ISRO
स्‍वामी / Owner: 
ISRO
अनुप्रयोग / Application: 
Communication
कक्षा का प्रकार / Orbit Type: 
SSPO