[amsat-bb] Re: Linear transponder versus FM transponder for LEO satellites
Alan P. Biddle
APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET
Tue Nov 10 04:25:28 PST 2009
JoAnne covered a lot of ground. We are also working at having presences at
CubeSat and related meetings where many graduate and undergraduate students
are present. W5DID's initiative to institute a reduced rate for students in
AMSAT membership is a recognition of the need to attract, and keep, new
members whose careers will be in space science and technology. Reaching out
works both ways. It gets them interested in communications, not just
telemetry, and will make it easy to integrate communications packages in
> We amateurs need to connect with, mentor to and volunteer
> for cube sat and pico sat efforts that are being initiated
> at the university level.
Yep, we are doing that.
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