FALCONSAT 3
Mission information
Name
FALCONSAT 3
Alternate Names
PFS3
Satellite ID
XKYJ-4339-8214-6490-1978
NORAD ID
30776
Website
https://www.amsat.org/falconsat-3/
Country of Origin

United States of America

Status
Satellite re-entered
Decayed

Satellite has re-entered

Image
FALCONSAT 3
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2007-03-09T00:00:00+00:00
Deploy Date
2023-01-21T13:34:20+00:00
Description

A US Military (DARPA) picosatellite that tests ambient plasma and micro propulsion attitude control systems. In september 2017 the US Airforce, who were in control of the satellite, transferred control to AMSAT for amateur use. The satellite's remaining life was expected to last for a further 5 to 6 years.

Type
Transceiver
Service
Amateur
Downlink Mode
FSK
Downlink Frequency
435103000
Baud
9600
Uplink Mode
FSK
Uplink Frequency
145840000
Most Recent Observers
Observer Latest Data
EA6TC-JM19jm 2023-02-03 09:34:09 UTC
3B8DU-LG89ux 2023-01-24 05:04:20 UTC
SV5QNF - UHF-KM46ac 2023-01-22 09:12:37 UTC
MAUSyagi-FN32ig 2023-01-21 20:21:56 UTC
K4KDR-FM17es 2023-01-21 17:13:03 UTC
Data Frames Decoded - 30 Days
There is no decoded data for this satellite in the last 30 days.
Decoder: FALCONSAT 3 AX.25
Script Name
ax25monitor
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