[amsat-bb] Re: The Mode B tradition
bill at hsmicrowave.com
Thu Sep 14 14:39:12 PDT 2006
Help me out with the 100,000 single point failures. Are you referring to the
complexity of digital gates etc., in the DSP.
Isn't P3E going with a digital IF or are they using an analog backup or vice
versa? That's the SDX thingy isn't it?
Regards...Bill - N6GHz
Hello Bruce / Dom.
I agree, the UV on Eagle will be apparently analog (ue) to the casual user.
But be aware Bruce that it's not "primarily" a software driven transponder.
It is in fact TOTALLY software driven. There is no linear IF, just DSP in
the core. Or from another viewpoint 100,000 single point failures just
waiting to happen.
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