|Name||Lunar OSCAR II|
|Units or mass||6U|
|Status||not launched, expected in 2024|
|Organisation||Harbin Institute of Technology|
|Entity||Academic / Education|
Lunar OSCAR II is a lunar amateur radio payload developing by a team consists of students in Harbin Institute of Technology and international amateur radio enthusiasts. Its baseline functions include telemetry, digital image downlink from an infrared camera, and digipeater with JT4G uplink/downlink. It will also provide chances for uploading and testing new waveforms and algorithms for radio communications and measurements in very long distance.
Harbin Institute of Technology has successfully developed the first lunar amateur radio satellite, Longjiang-2 / DSLWP-B. As a subsequent mission, Lunar OSCAR II will continue offering various resources for communications relay and amateur radio research, and promoting cooperation of amateur radio communities.
|Keywords||Beyond Earth orbit|