Chang-e-1 reception                                                                                                           updated: (15/05/2009 14:37:51 +0100)

The Chang-e-1 is a Lunar Orbiter launched by China.The spacecraft uses -3dB gain omni's with about 20W for S-Band downlinks and a 18dB gain HGA with 20W for its X-Band downlink.

9th January 2009 - Chang-e-1's S-Band downlink on 2234.520MHz has been received; No signal was ever copied from the space crafts X-Band downlink.