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ARRL Satellite Bulletin ARLS010 (2017)

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ARLS010 Chinese CAS-4A and CAS-4B Amateur Radio Satellite
Transponders Activated

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Space Bulletin 010  ARLS010
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington, CT  October 19, 2017
To all radio amateurs

SB SPACE ARL ARLS010
ARLS010 Chinese CAS-4A and CAS-4B Amateur Radio Satellite
Transponders Activated

The Amateur Radio linear (SSB/CW) inverting transponders on the
CAS-4A and CAS-4B satellites were activated on October 18. CAMSAT's
Amateur Radio payloads piggybacked on the optical remote-sensing
micro-satellites OVS-1A (CAS-4A) and OVS-1B (CAS-4B), launched on
June 15.

CAS-4A (call sign BJ1SK) has a CW telemetry beacon on 145.855 MHz,
and 4.8 kB GMSK telemetry on 145.835 MHz. The uplink is 435.220 MHz,
the downlink is 145.870 MHz (20-kHz passband).

CAS-4B (call sign BJ1SL) has a CW telemetry beacon on 145.910 MHz,
and 4.8 kB GMSK telemetry at 145.890 MHz. The uplink is 435.280 MHz,
the downlink is 145.925 MHz (20-kHz passband).
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