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XW 3 (CAS 9, HO 113, Hope-OSCAR 113)


The XW 3 or CAS 9 (Chinese Amateur Radio satellite 9) is a picosatellites for for atmospheric physics experiments and amateur radio missions..

This satellite was built to a 6U CubeSat standard. The functions of the satellite include UHF CW telemetry beacon, GMSK telemetry data transmission, V/U mode linear transponder, a visible light band space camera and an experimental thermoelectric generator for high school students.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Amateur radio communication, technology
Operator: CAMSAT
Contractors: CAMSAT
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
XW 3 (CAS 9, HO 113, Hope-OSCAR 113) 2021-131B 26.12.2021 TY LC-9 CZ-4C with ZY-1 02E

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