4M-LXS Lunar ham radio payload | Southgate Amateur Radio News

Beijing plans to launch a Lunar spacecraft on a journey lasting 196 hours that should take it around the Moon before returning and re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere (4M-LXS Lunar ham radio payload http://t.co/CDo0RGMbGp)…

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On 23 October 2014, 1800 UTC,  The Peoples’ Republic of China will launch  a lunar orbiting spacecraft on a 196 hour mission that will circle the moon and re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere.  The launch vehicle will carry an amateur radio payload known as 4M-LXS, which will transmit on 145.980 MHz, using the JT65 Digital Mode.  You can download a free copy of the JT65 software at:  http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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