FALCONSAT 3
Mission information
Name
FALCONSAT 3
Satellite ID
XKYJ-4339-8214-6490-1978
NORAD ID
30776
Country of Origin

United States of America

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
FALCONSAT 3
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2007-03-09T00:00:00+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
MAUSyagi-FN32ig 2022-12-06 17:46:20 UTC
ArgusNavis-EL88sb 2022-12-05 22:13:31 UTC
YB8XM-PI46ch 2022-12-05 00:24:43 UTC
KB3WFQ - V/U-FN20gf 2022-12-04 21:50:48 UTC
KB6LTY-DM14jl 2022-12-04 21:46:27 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
Decoder Fields
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Celestrak (SatNOGS)
TLE Updated
2022-12-07 05:23:22 UTC
TLE Set
1 30776U 07006E   22340.72694446  .00146030  00000+0  83979-3 0  9991
2 30776 35.4236 197.4677 0008092 319.4725 40.5411 15.77272292876537
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