[amsat-bb] Re: ideas
aa2tx at comcast.net
Sat Jan 13 09:34:25 PST 2007
At 09:38 AM 1/11/2007, Nick Pugh wrote:
>The cubesat team at the University of Louisiana is in the process of
>defining its second mission for its cubsat project. The team has
>decided to fly a cubesat that has a educational component. We are
>asking for ideas that would excite K through 12 students that can be
>flown on a cube sat i.e. 1 watt of dc power in a 4 inch cube. In
>addition to the education component the team is thinking of flying a
>high efficient radio per haps bpsk with a forward error
>corrected code with Eb/No of < 3 db. Again here we are asking for
>input in the mission definition and help in the implementation
>including pier review.
>Please put your vision in gear and help us.
Here is a wild idea for you. The Nintendo DS Lite
video game has a built-in wireless Instant Messaging (IM)
capability that runs at 2.4GHz using standard WiFi. It would
be really cool for kids to be able to chat with other kids via
satellite using their Nintendo game.
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