BackForward Satellite: FY-3H 

Satellite details
Acronym FY-3H
Full name Feng-Yun 3H
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the FY-3 series.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to ocean and ice monitoring, climate monitoring, atmospheric chemistry and space weather.
Mass at launch 2300 kg Dry mass 2250 kg
Power 2500 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Real-time availability of HIRAS, ERM-2, GNOS, MERSI-2, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, OMS (limb+nadir), SES (IPM+SEM+WAI), SIM-2 and WindRAD by MTP.
  • Real-time availability of a selection of data by AHRPT.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 836 km
ECT 06:00 desc

 

Space agency CMANRSCC
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2021 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2016-10-14
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on FY-3H

Acronym Full name
HIRAS Hyperspectral Infrared Atmospheric Sounder
ERM-2 Earth Radiation Measurement - 2
GNOS GNSS Radio Occultation Sounder
MERSI-2 Medium Resolution Spectral Imager -2
MWHS-2 Micro-Wave Humidity Sounder -2
SIM-2 Solar Irradiance Monitor - 2
WindRAD Wind Radar
SWS/SEM/HEPD Space Weather Suite / Space Environment Monitor / High Energy Particle Detector
SWS/SEM/IMS Space Weather Suite / Space Environment Monitor / Ionosphere Measurement Sensor
SWS/MAIPM Space Weather Suite - Multi-angle Ionospheric Photometer
SWS/XEUVI Space Weather Suite / Solar X-ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Imager
MWTS-3 Micro-Wave Temperature Sounder - 3
Show instrument status and calibration
Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
SOUNDER passive 89000 MHz 1500000  kHz V A   MWHS-2 channel 1
SOUNDER passive 113750 - 123750 MHz 2000000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 2 (118.75 ± 5.0 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 115750 - 121750 MHz 1000000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 3 (118.75 ± 3.0 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 116250 - 121250 MHz 200000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 4 (118.75 ± 2.5 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 117650 - 119850 MHz 200000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 5 (118.75 ±1.1 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 117950 - 119550 MHz 200000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 6 (118.75 ± 0.8 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 118450 - 119050 MHz 165000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 7 (118.75 ± 0.3 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 118550 - 118950 MHz 100000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 8 (118.75 ± 0.2 GHZ)
SOUNDER passive 118670 - 118830 MHz 20000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 9 (118.75 ± 0.08 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 142500 - 157500 MHz 1500000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 10
SOUNDER passive 176000 - 190000 MHz 2000000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 11 (183 ±7 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 178500 - 187500 MHz 2000000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 12 (183 ± 4.5 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 180000 - 186000 MHz 1000000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 13 (183 ± 3 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 181200 - 184800 MHz 700000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 14 (183 ± 1.8 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 182500 - 183500 MHz 500000  kHz H A   MWHS-2 channel 15 (183 ± 1 GHz)
SCATTEROMETER active 5300 MHz N/R  kHz H&V A   WindRad C-band
SCATTEROMETER active 13265 MHz N/R  kHz H&V A   WindRad Ku-band
SOUNDER passive 23800 - 23800 MHz 270000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 channel 1
SOUNDER passive 31400 - 31400 MHz 180000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 channel 2
SOUNDER passive 50300 MHz 180000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 3
SOUNDER passive 51760 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 4
SOUNDER passive 52800 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 5
SOUNDER passive 53596 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 6
SOUNDER passive 54400 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 7
SOUNDER passive 54940 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 8
SOUNDER passive 55500 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 9
SOUNDER passive 57090 - 57490 MHz 330000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 10 (Fo = 57.290 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 57073 - 57507 MHz 78000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 11 (Fo ± 0.217 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 56920 - 57660 MHz 78000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 12 (Fo ± 0.322 ±0.048 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 56946 - 57634 MHz 16000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 13 (Fo ± 0.322 ±0.022 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 56958 - 57622 MHz 8000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 14 (Fo ± 0.322 ±0.010 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 56963.5 - 57616.5 MHz 3000  kHz H&V A   MWTS-3 Channel 15 (Fo ± 0.322 ±0.0045 GHz)