CAS-4A/4B OVS-1A/1B, ZHUHAI-1 01/02 Launch Date: 15 June 2017 Launch Site: Taiyuan China Two satellites from the Chinese Amateur Satellite Group (CAMSAT) are expected to launch from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center into a 524 km orbit with an inclination of 42 degrees. The two satellites, CAS-4A and CAS-4B, will be 50 kg mass with 3-axis stabilization carrying optical remote sensing missions. The amateur radio payloads will be similar to the XW-2 series of satellites with Mode U/v linear transponders with power output of 100mW, 100mW AX.25 4800baud GMSK telemetry, and 50mW CW beacons. Frequencies for these two satellites have not yet been coordinated. CAS-4A SSB Linear transponder downlink 145.870MHz, emission designator 20K0V8WWF, output power 20dBm SSB Linear transponder uplink 435.220MHz CW telemetry beacon 145.855MHz, emission designator 100HA1AAN, output power 17dBm GMSK telemetry 145.835MHz, emission designator 16K0F1DCN, output power 20dBm CAS-4B SSB Linear transponder downlink 145.925MHz, emission designator 20K0V8WWF, output power 20dBm SSB Linear transponder uplink 435.280MHz CW telemetry beacon 145.910MHz, emission designator 100HA1AAN, output power 17dBm GMSK telemetry 145.890MHz, emission designator 16K0F1DCN, output power 20dBm ID Up Down 4k8GMSK CW CallSign CAS-4A (ZHUHAI-1 01) 42761 435.220 145.870 145.835 145.855 BJ1SK CAS-4B (ZHUHAI-1 02 ) 42759 435.280 145.925 145.890 145.910 BJ1SL http://dl.dropbox.com/s/48ui0a9c5rk454g/70617ca6.wav http://dl.dropbox.com/s/5tmys2f7jbs185j/70901c4a.wav http://dl.dropbox.com/s/cw9z5m6ii0l797h/70901c4b.wav 01:09-01:21 UTC, 17 Jun 2017, Ele 63 NW-S-SE Received by JE9PEL using HS_SoundModem016b, FSK G3RUH 4800bd 1:Fm BJ1SL To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:04R] [NN] [---+---] 1:Fm BJ1SL To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:09R] [AA] [--+----] 1:Fm BJ1SL To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:10R] [NN] [+------] 1:Fm BJ1SL To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:12R] [AN] [-------] 1:Fm BJ1SK To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:17R] [AN] [-------] 1:Fm BJ1SK To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:18R] [AA] [+--+---] 1:Fm BJ1SK To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:18R] [AA] [+--+---] 1:Fm BJ1SK To CQ <UI R Pid=F0 Len=128> [10:15:20R] [AA] [---+---] [Reference] http://www.amsat.org/?p=5723 http://www.chinaspaceflight.com http://www.dropbox.com/s/q2bmc72u8mhry1e/cas-4a4b.pdf http://amsat-uk.org/2016/12/07/cas-4a-cas-4b-transponder-sats/ http://amsat-uk.org/2017/03/13/cas-4a-cas-4b-transponder-sats-2/ http://amsat-uk.org/2017/06/15/cas-4a-and-cas-4b-launched/ [Supplement] HXMT = 42758U 17034A ZHUHAI-1 02 = 42759U 17034B NUSAT-3C = 42760U 17034C ZHUHAI-1 01 = 42761U 17034D CZ-4B R/B = 42762U 17034E NuSat-3 (C)EcoruSpace Earth remote sensing satellite of Argentina HXMT (C)ChinaSpace-Astronomy The Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), or Insight, satellite has been launched succesefully at 11 a.m. on 15 June 2017 from Jiuquan, China. Li Tipei, the CAS academician who first proposed the satellite in the early 1990s, said Chinese scientists could have made many great scientific discoveries if it had been launched within 10 years of first being mooted. Even so, he is confident the satellite can make new findings. "Our satell_ ite has advantages in detecting transient phenomena and X-ray explosions of celestial bodies. And its functions have expanded, as its developers added more detectors so it can cover a broader range of energy," Li said.
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