[amsat-bb] Re: RX only satellite?

Roger Kolakowski rogerkola at aol.com
Tue Feb 6 16:22:56 PST 2007

I like the noise pollution map on a single frequency...as Bob likes 145.825,
that sounds like a good one to me...a timer combined with a signal strength
indicator should provide quality information if the orbit is stable...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 12:28 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] RX only satellite?

> There may be a Satellite opportunity for a ham radio RX only
> payload.
> No TX allowed.
> Any ideas?  It will be recoverd one year later.
> All I can come up with is a satellite band moniitor that scans
> the satellte bands and makes a one year survey of QRM and stores
> it in flash.  That is, recording frequency and signal strength
> and position for a year.
> Problem is, I cannot figure out how we could use the data to
> tell the good guys from the bad guys so it wouldn't tell us much
> I don't think?
> Any other ideas for a RX only space application?  Of educational
> interest?  Anyone interesetd in developing the band monitor
> payload?
> Bob, WB4APR
> _______________________________________________
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list