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Some more details of XW-1



Hi, guys,

Here are some details about upcoming Chinese XW-1:

Orbit: Sun Synchronous Orbit
Altitude: 499km
Inclination: 98 degrees
Period: 94 minutes

Weight: 35kg
Size: 550mm * 350mm
Temperature: -20 to +45C
Power: Li ion battery: 16Ah
Long-term maximum power: 8W
Short-term maximum power: 18W

Payload:
    Amateur radio payload: 5.2kg
    Youngster's experiment payload: 1.6kg
    CMOS camera: 0.2kg

About amateur radio payload:
Beacon: 435Mhz, CW 20dBm
Linear transponder: RX: 145Mhz, TX: 435Mhz, 40KHz, 30dBm
FM Transponder: RX: 145Mhz, TX: 435Mhz, 16KHz, 30dBm
Digital store and forward transponder: RX: 145Mhz, TX: 435Mhz, 16KHz, 30dBm

145Mhz RX Antenna: 2dBi, 135 degree, LHCP, unpacked by remote control after entering the orbit.
435Mhz TX antenna: 2dBi, 135 degree, RHCP, unpacked by remote control after entering the orbit.



Michael, BD5RV/4
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