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VUSat OSCAR-52 OPERATIONAL DETAILS
VUSat OSCAR-52 (AO52) Operational frequencies and other details

Spacecraft Summary

OSCAR Designation:  VUSat AO-52     Oscar Number:  VO-52
International Designator:  2005-017B     Norad Number:  28650
Common Name:  HAMSAT     Satellite Type:  Microsatellite
Launch Date:  5 May, 2005 Launch Location:  Sirharkota
Launch Vehicle:  PSLV     Apogee:  646.00
Perigee:  607.00     Inclination:  97.24
Period:  97.24     Dimensions:  63 x 63 x 55 cuboid
Weight:  42.5kg    
Organization:  AMSAT-India

Frequency Information

Mode U/V (B) Linear Transponder (Inverting) (Dutch Transponder): Non-Operational
Uplink: 435.2250 - 435.2750 MHz SSB/CW
Downlink 145.9250 - 145.8750 MHz SSB/CW
 
Mode U/V (B) Linear Transponder (Inverting) (Indian): Non-Operational
Uplink: 435.2200 - 435.2800 MHz SSB/CW
Downlink 145.9300 - 145.8700 MHz SSB/CW
 
Mode V Beacon (Indian Beacon): Non-Operational
Downlink 145.9360 MHz Carrier
 
Mode V Beacon (Dutch Beacon): Non-Operational
Downlink 145.8600 MHz CW

 

See AMSAT for latest Operational OSCAR Satellite Status Summary
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/status.php

HAMSAT – VO-52 Decommssioned

HAMSAT – VO-52 stopped working after 49,675 orbits on July 11th 2014 due to the failure of on-board lithium ion batteries. Although other systems and sub-systems were working normal as per the latest telemetry received, the on-board computer continued to ‘Reset’ mode due to the failure of batteries.http://amsatindia.org/hamsat-vo-52-decommssioned/

 

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