BIRDS-1 Cubesats Deployed from ISS, Carry Amateur Radio Payloads:

The five CubeSats making up the BIRDS-1 (Joint Global Multi-Nation Birds)
constellation were deployed into orbit from the International Space
Station (ISS) on July 7. Each carries an Amateur Radio payload but no
transponders. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) module’s
remote manipulator arm was used to accomplish the launches.

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