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Dong Fang Hong 44

Also called Chinasat 6 (Zhongxing 6) and DFH 3-2


Designation 24798 / 97021A
Launch date 11 May 1997
Country of origin China
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 125°E
Launch vehicle Long March 3A #42

Insured for $100 million

Operated by Chinasat To replace Dong Fang Hong 41

End of life

Out of service Jun 2004
Cause End of lifetime

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C-band transponder frequency chart

Beacons: 4.19202 MHz H, 3.70980 MHz V

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