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XiWang 1

Also named Xi Wang 1, XW 1, Hope 1, CAS 1, Hope-OSCAR 68, HO-68


Designation 36122 / 09072B
Launch date 14 Dec 2009
Country of origin China
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 1200 km
Inclination 100.5°
Period 109.4 min
Launch vehicle Long March #118

First Chinese satellite built by or for students. It is also the first Chinese amateur radio satellite.
Around 50 kg
1W transponder, 200 mW beacon

Beacon frequency 435.790 MHz
Transponder uplink 145.925-145.975 MHz, downlink: 435.765-435.715 MHz

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