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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
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