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Satellite details
Data circulation:
CDAS (Command and Data Acquisition Station) for real-time acquisition of the full information.
HRIT(High Rate Information Transmission)for near-real time broadcasting of full resolution S-VISSR data.
DCS (Data Collection Service) to relay messages from self-timed DCP (Data Collection Platform).
CMACast [not exclusively dedicated to FY-2 data] DVB retransmission service.
Acronym:  FY-2H
Full name:  Feng-Yun-2H
Mass at launch:  1380kg
Dry mass:   680kg
Power:   300kW

Satellite Description
  8th flight unit of the FY-2 series. 
  Mission: operational meteorology.
  Significant contribution to Space weather.
Orbit Geostationary orbit
Altitude 35786 km
Position 79°E

Operator CMA
Status Launched
Details on Status To be operational at 79°E after in-orbit testing.
Launch 2018-06-05
End of Service Designed life-time: 5 years
Last update 2018-06-15

Satellite Payload
Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
SEM Space Environment Monitor
S-VISSR Significant contribution to Space weather.

Frequency information
Service Dir Frequency Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Datarate or Baseband Comments
CDAS S-E 1681.6 MHz 20000 kHz linear D 14000 kbps Raw data
HRIT S-E 1687.5 MHz 260 kHz linear D 660 kbps High-resolution data
LRIT S-E 1690.5 MHz 1000 kHz linear D 150 kbps Selected data
DCP E-S 401.1 - 401.4 MHz 300 kHz RHCP D 0.100 kbps Regional DCP reports
DCP E-S 402 - 402.1 MHz 100 kHz RHCP D 0.100 kbps International DCP reports