[amsat-bb] Re: Why do hamsats? (Or anything else...)

Ben Jackson bbj at innismir.net
Sun Oct 18 09:57:34 PDT 2009

Rocky Jones wrote:
> That still doesnt answer the question of why on Suitsat 2 they should
> fly a digital transponder.

Actually, it does, you said the reasons yourself.

> In my view better engineering doctrine would imply that we try and
> put the digital transponder ON ISS and let it "cook" there for a bit.

Yup, that would be ideal, I'm nominating you to head that project. This
is right up your alley, as since you and your friends within the JSC
can navigate the political process easily. Lets run this in tandem with
the ARISSSat project.

Thanks for volunteering!

Ben Jackson - N1WBV - New Bedford, MA
bbj <at> innismir.net - http://www.innismir.net/

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