[amsat-bb] Re: old satellites

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Wed Mar 11 21:40:39 PDT 2009

Interesting idea....
Jim  KQ6EA

--- On Wed, 3/11/09, w7lrd at comcast.net <w7lrd at comcast.net> wrote:

> From: w7lrd at comcast.net <w7lrd at comcast.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  old satellites
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 9:24 PM
> Hello
> I believe this subject has been kicked around on this BB
> before.  It did generate some creative thinking.  Given  all
> the satellites up there and all the varied uses of them,
> eventually some of them get compromised for whatever reason.
>  Is there any way any of these old relics can be
> reprogramed, used or otherwise "adjusted" to suit
> us?  We don't need a real good S/N  ratio to make us
> happy, and we are pretty good at cobbling together whatever
> we want.  We have some very informed and smart people on
> this BB who know.
> 73 Bob W7LRD
> Seattle
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