[amsat-bb] Re: HF satellite?

Bill Ress bill at hsmicrowave.com
Fri Jun 5 09:25:06 PDT 2009

Hi Bob,

Let's go for it. I'm keen on using the unused "exclusive" HF satellite 
allocations. I hope many of us will be interested in supporting the concept.

Regards...Bill - N6GHz

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> We are considering an HF transponder for our next long range
> CUBESAT mission planning.  It can have three modes:
> 1) APRS 1200 baud for command and control and APRS on 145.825
> 2) PSK-31 multi-user SSB uplink on 29 MHz and FM down link on
> 145.825
> 3) 29 MHz uplink and 24 MHz downlink SSB transponder
> We will welcome someone in the AMSAT community that wants to
> contribute to mission 3, the HF transponder.  We tried the #2
> PSK-31 mission on PCSAT2 and RAFT, both failed due to HF antenna
> deployment problems.  Now we are going to try again...
> Bob, WB4APR
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