Chang'e' 3 Lander

The Chang'e'3 lander was launched along with the Yutu Lunar rover on 1st of December 2013 and landed on the moon on the 14th December 2013. The lander has a number of downlink frequencies including:

  • 2210.808000 MHz
  • 7209.125000 MHz
  • 7213.245000 MHz
  • 7217.439000 MHz
  • 8450.800000 MHz
  • 8455.640000 MHz
  • 8460.568000 MHz
  • 8466.150000 MHz
  • 8470.000000 MHz
  • 8470.990000 MHz
  • 8473.850000 MHz
  • 8474.840000 MHz
  • 8475.918000 MHz
  • 8478.690000 MHz
  • 8479.768000 MHz
  • 8483.618000 MHz
  • 8489.200000 MHz
  • 8494.040000 MHz
  • 8496.000000 MHz <--- Most often used frequency.
  • 8498.968000 MHz

Initial signals from the Chang'e'3 lander, very strong and easy to see the data sidebands. Change3 lander1

Ce3 271215Ce3 271215a Ce3 x1 Ce3 x2 Ce3 x3 Ce3 x4 Change3 160516 Change3 lander2

This is the uplink transmitted to Chang'e'3, reflected off the moon and received at uhf-satcom.com, an extremely strong signal! Change3 lander2 uplink1

An audio recording of the above uplink is here: