ISS Amateur Radio CubeSats TLE

Kepler (TLE) data for the ISS/JAXA cubesat launch

Cubesats leave ISSThe TLE of the five CubeSats recently launched from ISS are now available with the NORAD registration numbers 1998-067-CN, CP, CQ, CR, CS. 1998 ? Yes as NORAD considers they are parts of the ISS, the first module of which, Zarya, was launched on November 20th 1998 and got the NORAD registration number 1998-067-A.

(J-P/F5YG wrote on amsat-bb) Yesterday evening (Western Europe, around 2130 UTC), I noticed that FITSAT-1 was already about 4 mn before the ISS predictions as this one modified altitude (higher). With a max. elevation angle of 83 deg., we received the 437.250 MHz beacon loud and clear.

1998-067CN              
1 38852U 98067CN  12283.00925092  .00041863  00000-0  69687-3 0    14
2 38852  51.6477 275.8145 0018909 135.8738 224.3701 15.51407904   603
1998-067CP              
1 38853U 98067CO  12283.00919217  .00038394  00000-0  64119-3 0    17
2 38853  51.6480 275.8141 0014227 145.1302 215.0858 15.51445930   661
1998-067CQ              
1 38854U 98067CP  12283.07336473  .00054398  00000-0  89879-3 0    14
2 38854  51.6473 275.4897 0014651 145.1372 215.0744 15.51582271   671
1998-067CR              
1 38855U 98067CQ  12282.68697989  .00022010  00000-0  37095-3 0    12
2 38855  51.6485 277.4123 0014736 146.6828 213.5108 15.51493630   504
1998-067CS              
1 38856U 98067CR  12283.00883489  .00069724  00000-0  11405-2 0    11
2 38856  51.6479 275.8106 0018733 136.2088 224.0323 15.51677880   557

We-Wish, RAIKO, FITSat-1, F1 and TechEdSat.

Update: October 10, 2012 from PA0DLO via Amsat-BB
PA0DLO wrote on Amsat-BB: FITSAT-1 is object 38853, 1998-067CP
DK3WN wrote on Amsat-BB: TechEdSat is object 38854, 1998-067CQ and We-Wish is object 38856, 1998-067CS

TLE data on October 11th, 2012 gives:

FITSAT-1              
1 38853U 98067CP  12284.23299041  .00046535  00000-0  77118-3 0    41
2 38853  51.6484 269.7387 0014904 153.8209 206.3540 15.51562650   854
TechEdSat              
1 38854U 98067CQ  12284.23265201  .00051303  00000-0  84491-3 0    33
2 38854  51.6480 269.7331 0014412 150.5036 209.6797 15.51702475   857
We-Wish
1 38856U 98067CS  12284.23242654  .00070920  00000-0  11526-2 0    58
2 38856  51.6470 269.7301 0018337 140.3610 219.8733 15.51859653   742

[PE0SAT Thanks DK3WN, J-P/F5YG, PA0DLO and amsat-bb for the above information]

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