CubeBel-1 Launch Information

CubeBel-1 (BSUSat-1) is scheduled for Launch on 29, October 2018 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (NW China) with CFOSAT.

CubeBel-1 is a 2U CubeSat, developed by team of students and young scientists of Belarusian State University.

The satellite will serve as a basis for various aspects of the aerospace educational and research programs at the university. In the context of practical courses, students will learn to receive and process telemetry and satellite imagery, to test various stabilization algorithms, calculate orbital elements, to study gamma spectra at low Earth orbit, etc. Students will study also the radio systems of amateur satellites and get an idea of amateur radio. The satellite has been equipped with a digital repeater for the purpose of amateur radio community.

IARU Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination:

The Orbitron notes:

NAME: CubeBel-1 / BSUSat-1
LAUNCHED: 2018/10/29 by CZ-2C rocket
SITE: JSLC (China)
DNLINK: 436.200 FM (9k6 GMSK, Digipeater)
UPLINK: 436.200 FM (4k8 GMSK MOBITEX, Digipeater)
BEACON: 436.990 FM (9k6 GMSK, Telemetry)
NOTES: 2U CubeSat, developed by students and young scientists from Belarusian State University
UPDATED: 2018/10/20

It is planned that the CubeSat will begin to transmit telemetry after 01:21 UTC with time intervals from 40 sec to 180 sec in dependency of battery state.

Preliminary TLE:

1 99992U 18992X   18302.03574537  .00001954  00000-0  81824-4 0  1230
2 99992  97.5255 271.9463 0003881 127.0729  37.5224 15.14680732    14

The help of amateur radio community is very important for the CubeBel-1 team. Our team ask observers to listen for the FM telemetry beacon on 436.990 MHz and send reports to . The received telemetry could be sent to the project’s website soon (under construction now).

The first 10 observers who sent *.kss files or other useful information will be awarded prizes!


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