[amsat-bb] Re: Chinease sat any news?
alankung at public3.bta.net.cn
Thu Jul 2 09:46:25 PDT 2009
First Chinese armature satellite XW-1 will be launched in Dec. this year by CZ-4C launch vehicle.
Payloads include 70cm CW telemetry beacon, Mode J(V/U) linear transponders, FM repeater and 1200bps AFSK Store-Forward transponders base on Pacsat protocol.
XW-1/CAS-1 project manager
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From: "Luc Leblanc" <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca>
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Chinease sat any news?
> >From my archives did any one get fresh news about this Chinease sat?
> SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-279.02 October 4 2008
> First Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite to be launched in June 2009
> AMSAT News Service Bulletin 279.02
> From AMSAT HQ SILVER SPRING, MD.
> October 5, 2008
> To All RADIO AMATEURS
> BID: $ANS-279.02
> Michael Chen, BD5RV/4, reports that he recently received an update from Alan,
> BA1DU, on the progress of the first Chinese amateur satellite. Things are now
> going smoothly. This satellite was formerly named CAS-1 and is now XW-1. It
> carries a beacon and three cross band transponders: FM, linear, and digital.
> The satellite is planned to be launched into a Sun synchronous orbit in June
> 2009 by a CZ-2C rocket in Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China.
> [ANS thanks Michael, BD5RV/4, for the above information]
> Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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