[amsat-bb] Re: using a microsat as a potential high altitude VHF reflector

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Oct 28 13:12:54 PDT 2009

> were there any ham radio projects (either through amsat-na or abroad)
> that implemented a passive reflector on an orbital vehicle like
> Project Echo
Not long ago I saw some webpages and emails about some hams using ISS 
(or was it Mir?) as a passive reflector.

Coincidently, I was reading about the West Ford project, which was 
launches of millions of small wire dipoles to be used as reflectors. 
Some of those clusters are still in orbit. I wonder if they are still in 
a dense enough field to reflect the 8 Ghz? signal they were designed for.

73, Drew KO4MA

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