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Also known as P92-1


Designation 22698 / 93041A
Launch date 25 Jun 1993 at 23:30 UT
Country of origin United States
Mission Radar calibration
Perigee/Apogee 751/884 km
Inclination 89.5°
Period 101.2 min
Launch vehicle Scout #117
Mass at launch 87 kg

Was built by Defense Systems Inc. for the USAF Space Test Program

Radcal carries a C-band transponder operating on the same frequency as the radars, and a GPS navigation package so that its orbit can be precisely determined. This calibration will allow the Space Command radars to determine orbital positions of other satellites to within a few metres.

Carriers on 400.033 and 150.013 MHz

External resources

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