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CSSARC Updated: 02 May 2022   Responsible Operator Chaoran Hu BG2CRY
Supporting Organisation Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC)  
Contact Person hcr_hit@hit.edu.cn.nospam  
Headline Details: CSSARC is the amateur radio payload for Chinese Space Station, proposed by Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC), Aerospace System Engineering Research Institute of Shanghai (ASES) and Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT). The first phase of the payload is capable of providing the following functions utilizing the VHF/UHF amateur radio band: 1. V/V or U/U crew voice; 2. V/U or U/V FM repeater; 3. V/V or U/U 1k2 AFSK digipeater; 4. V/V or U/U SSTV or digital image. The payload will provide resources for radio amateurs worldwide to make contacts with onboard astronauts, or communicate with each other. It will also play a rule to inspire students to pursue interests and careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and to encourage more people to get interested in amateur radio. Planning a launch from Wenchang in Q3 2022 to the Chinese Space Station. **The following frequencies have been coordinated** No Description Mode Uplink (MHz) Downlink (MHz) 1a V/V crew voice NFM 145.850 145.985 1b U/U crew voice NFM 435.050 436.510 2a V/U FM repeater NFM 145.875 436.510 2b U/V FM repeater NFM 435.075 145.985 3a V/V digipeater AFSK-FM 1200 145.825 145.825 3b U/U digipeater AFSK-FM 1200 437.550 437.550 4a V/V imaging SSTV-FM 145.850 145.985 4b U/U imaging SSTV-FM 435.050 436.510
Application Date: 08 Mar 2022   Freq coordination completed on 02 May 2022

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