BeliefSat Satellite

Name BeliefSat-1
Form factor PocketQube
Units or mass PocketQube 2p
Status cancelled
Organization K J Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology
Institution Non-profit
Entity type Academic / Education
Country India
Partners Club for Radio Operations and Wireless Networks (CROWN)

Educational mission and demonstrating PocketQube technologies.


A pocketqube mission with an ARISS style APRS digipeater, a U/V FM voice repeater and technology demonstration of Arduino based FM-AFSK-AX.25 communication subsystem.

The proposed mission intends to mark 100 years of Amateur radio India and thus tries to fill the niche created after decommissioning of HAMSAT. The Mission will have a digipeater and FM voice repeater which can be used by amateur radio operators around the world depending upon the mode in which the satellite is. This will be the first pocketqube standard OSCAR and thus will push the size limit of OSCARS even lower, thus indicative of advancement in technology. The design will be open-sourced after the launch enabling further advancements and modifications by the community for future missions. 

  1. UHF-UHF repeater
  2. Technology demonstration for Lora for Amateur satellites
  3. 2MP off-the-shelf camera specifically modified to survive LEO
  4. Demonstration of low cost build method by utilising FR4 for structure.
Sources [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Photo sources [1] [2]

Last modified: 2024-05-29

Feel free to connect at any time.

Created by Erik Kulu


Social Platforms

LinkedIn: Nanosats
Twitter: @nanosatellites

Sister Websites

NewSpace Index:
Factories in Space:

Copyright © 2014 - 2024 Erik Kulu