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Orbcomm FM 2


Designation 23546 / 95017B
Launch date 3 Apr 1995 at 13:48 UT
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 727/756 km
Inclination 70°
Launch vehicle Pegasus #8
Launch site Vandenberg

The uplink antenna was malfunctionning after launch and the satellite didn't receive any signals from the ground station. After a month the problems appeared to be solved.

External resources

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Technical data


Plane F
Main downlink: 137.460 MHz

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