[amsat-bb] Re: SuitSat 2
rwmcgwier at comcast.net
Mon Nov 27 08:59:01 PST 2006
Fred A Parker wrote:
> SuitSat 2 is coming off from the drawing board to assembly. I just sent Lou a piece of hardware. Lou and his crew are working hard on this project. Lou hope's to have the flight hardware ready by June 07 for testing. Thank you all for the support. It is said the only difference between a man and boy is the cost of there toys.
AMSAT is an official supporter of HPSDR. The Suitsat transponder
project is being partially carried out in HPSDR because the hardware and
software have such widespread applicability.
The HPSDR project is called ODYSSEY and our Ulysses will be Suitsat-2.
Steve Bible, Joe Julicher, Frank Brickle, and I are the Homer's for the
low power, QRP, high performance SDR.
Frank and I are teaching a software defined radio class at TCNJ.
The students are working on various aspects of the SDR for Suitsat 2 as
well as other projects. Lou is the engineering project manager and
Frank Bauer is ARISS chairman.
AMSAT Director and VP Engineering. Member: ARRL, AMSAT-DL,
TAPR, Packrats, NJQRP, QRP ARCI, QCWA, FRC. ARRL SDR WG Chair
"If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the
corridor in the other direction. " - Dietrich Bonhoffer
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