[amsat-bb] Re: Cubesat question

Nick Pugh quadpugh at bellsouth.net
Fri Apr 11 01:47:40 PDT 2008

You might consider designing on the pumpkin format. The are gaming some 
market share

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William Leijenaar" <pe1rah at yahoo.com>

> However, now I am stuck with the question what the standards are for 
> mounting hardware in cubesat structures.
> I don't have a cubesat (for the moment) because they are not in the cheap 
> price class for me as a ham. On the other hand I have no experience in any 
> cubesat project, and don't know all the ins and outs.
> Maybe some cubesat expert can give me an idea how to make my final PCB 
> (screw holes, sizes) in an efficient way to have my 7cm x 7cm x 0.4cm fit 
> in other cubesat projects, in case some group will be interrested.
> Beside my analog transponder I also like to have a pacsat system, to have 
> it together in my future own cubesat. The pacsat system is an efficient 
> system and I think its worth to have it back again.
> Does anyone know if there is a group or ham that made (can make) such a 
> system in cubesat format ? With todays small sized, low voltage, high 
> speed and high amount of memory processors it should be no problem for a 
> digital guru I guess. (I mean the pacsat system like KO-23/25 alike).

> 73 William
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