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From: Daryl Stout (1:2320/33)
To: All
Date: Tue, 21.12.21 14:52
ARRL Satellite Bulletin
SB SPACE @ ARL $ARLS012
ARLS012 New Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Could Launch on December
25

ZCZC AS12
QST de W1AW
Space Bulletin 012 ARLS012
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington, CT December 21, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB SPACE ARL ARLS012
ARLS012 New Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Could Launch on December
25

The CAMSAT XW-3 (CAS-9) amateur radio satellite has been installed
on the CZ-4C Y39 launch vehicle at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch
Center in China, and related work is in progress as planned,
CAMSAT's Alan Kung, BA1DU, reports.

"If all goes well, the satellite will be launched on December 25,
2021." The orbit will be a circular Sun-synchronous orbit with an
altitude of 770.1 kilometers. The XW-3 (CAS-9) user manual has more
details.

The 100 mW linear transponder will have an uplink frequency of
145.870 MHz and a downlink frequency of 435.18 MHz (transponder
passband is 30 kHz, inverted). The satellite will have a CW beacon
on 435.575 MHz.
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