XW-2E (CAS 3E, Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite)

Spacecraft XW-2E (CAS 3E, Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite)
Spacecraft type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 1.5 kg
Status Semi-operational, only beacon. Was operational until 2015-12-XX? (Last W2RTV report 2019-11-17. Status from M0NPT tweet)
Launched 2015-09-19
NORAD ID 40909
Deployer Custom
Launcher Long March 6 (CZ-6)
Entity name CAMSAT (Chinese Amateur Satellite Group)
Institution Non-profit
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Headquarters China
Partners DFH Satellite Co

Amateur radio missions with transponders and telemetry downlinks.


Amateur radio missions. The amateur communications payload consists of U/V 20 kHz wide transponders with 145 MHz CW beacon and 19k2 GMSK AX25 telemetry downlinks.

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Last modified: 2023-06-08

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