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Radio 1

Launch Date: 26 October 1978, Plesetsk, USSR.
Orbit type: Circular LEO, altitude 1720 km.
Transponder: Mode A
Telemetry: CW.

Notes: Launched with Radio 2 and Cosmos 1045. Operational lifetime - months.

"RS - The Amateur Radio Satellites of the Soviet Union", Pat Gowen, G3IOR, Amsat Newsletter, 10(4), December 1978, p. 4.
"The Satellite Experimenter's Handbook", 1st edition, Martin Davidoff, K2UBC, American Radio Relay League, Newington, CT, 1985.
"Two Russian Amateur Radio Satellites Launched", Bernie Glassmeyer, W9KDR, QST, December 1978, p. 54.

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