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The European Space Agency (ESA) in cooperation with Inmarsat launched the Alphasat communication satellite in 2013 with an experimental payload developed under the frame of ARTES 8 telecommunications program. The Aldo Paraboni payload is hosting two coherent beacons to carry out scientific measurements in the Ka and Q band. Wave propagation characterization and rain attenuation measurements are done in order to qualify the radio channel and improve the existing propagation models. In this paperfatcat:jivtkechavcstexhelpsaasioi