[amsat-bb] Re: Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 dimensions
n3tl at bellsouth.net
Sat Aug 23 10:26:11 PDT 2008
My apologies for a moment of dyslexia. It's AO-51 that's listed as 25x25x25 on the AMSAT site, here:
It would be helpful, I think, to add units of measure to the AO-27 and AO-51 pages, and to add the dimensions to the SO-50 page.
Thank you for getting back to me on this.
-------------- Original message from "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>: --------------
> They are all three 150mm on a side, and share a -very- common heritage. Can
> you send me the URL for the page that lists 27 as 25x25x25?
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> PS FO-29 is also Mode J, but is a transponder instead of a FM repeater.
> ----- Original Message -----
> Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 1:14 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 dimensions
> > Hey everyone,
> > I'm preparing a presentation on the three LEO satellites currently active
> > in Mode J, and I'd like to include the physical dimensions of each. I need
> > some help in that regard:
> > The AMSAT Web page on AO-51 lists it as 150x150x150. The page for AO-27
> > lists it as 25x25x25. Can anyone tell me the correct unit(s) of
> > measurement for each?
> > SO-50's dimensions are not listed. Does anyone know what they are?
> > Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> > 73,
> > Tim - N3TL
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