[amsat-bb] FLTSATCOM Hacked

tom@bloomington.com tom at bloomington.com
Tue Apr 21 13:30:38 PDT 2009

Tom WB8WOR thought you'd like to see this on wired.com

It sort of puts to lie the argument that transponders are hard to use.  I suppose it helps that they are in geosynchronous orbits.

I especially found this part interesting:  

  "I saw it more than once in truck repair shops," says amateur radio
  operator Adinei Brochi (PY2ADN) "Nearly illiterate men rigged a radio
  in less than one minute, rolling wire on a coil." 

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