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Lunar Ham Radio payload launched

The 4M amateur radio payload with a WSJT JT65B 145.980 MHz beacon was launched on Thursday October 23 at 1759 UT

The Chang’e-5-T1 mission 4M payload launched on the Chang Zheng CZ-3C/G2 rocket from the LC2 launch complex at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan.

The first telemetry from the JT65B beacon was received at 1918 UT.

The spacecraft will head into Lunar Transfer Orbit (LTO), before performing a flyby around the Moon. Radio amateurs are encouraged to receive and report the signals.

http://moon.luxspace.lu/receiving-4m/

See the 4M payload Blog at

http://moon.luxspace.lu/blog/

4M Lunar Payload

http://amsat-uk.org/2014/10/15/4m-lunar-payload-integrated-keps-released/

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On Thursday, 23 October 2014, a Chinese long march rocket, carrying the Manfred Memorial Moon Mission Lunar orbiter (4M Project), was launched successfully from the LC2 launch complex in Sichuan Province. The payload carries an amateur radio transmitter that will operate during the entire mission using the JT65B code on a frequency of 145.980 MHz. Reports from Europe and Oceania indicate the transmitter is working well with strong signals.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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