Amateurfunkverein der Hochschule Luzern
Description of project
The satellite project Astrocast is a mixed mission of scientific and ham radio payloads. Several Swiss universities are involved.
Students from the electrical engineering and from the computer science department from the HSLU built the hardware and the software for the scientific payload board in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, who specified the scientific experiments using GNSS receivers for precise orbit determination. Additional contributions are:
Goals of ham radio functions