andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Feb 13 09:20:36 PST 2010
Fw: I forgot to title this CHASQUI-1, sorry
--- On Sat, 13/2/10, andy thomas <andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> From: andy thomas <andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk>
> To: "amsat" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Cc: "john heath" <g7hia at btinternet.com>, daniel.brandt at star.le.ac.uk
> Date: Saturday, 13 February, 2010, 17:16
> I came upon an interesting comment
> about batteries at the web blog of Cosmonaut Maxim Suarev
> which is in English at Russia Today:
> The blog was from someone working on a Peruvian cubesat
> called CHASQUI-1. The specific question is:
> "Lizeth Bodero
> 10 February, 2010, 14:24
> hi!! I'm a science student and here in my University we are
> building a nanosatellite named "Chasqui". We hope to launch
> it this year but there's a problem with the batteries since
> we wanted to use lithium polymer batteries and we don't know
> if those are allowed by the Russian Federal Spacial Agency.
> Do you have any suggestion about that? thank you so much
> Someone on the group might have the answer? Looks like they
> have already identified a launch vehicle...
> There are wiki entries and a web page for CHASQUI-1,
> although the onboard comms system isn't described here is a
> description of the ground station:
> Frequency bands: VHF (144 - 146 MHz.) and UHF (435 - 438
> Operating Mode: Half duplex
> Transmitting power: 50 W.
> Modulation: AFSK
> Link Speed Downlink: 1200 bps. and 9600 bps.
> Link speed increase: Between 1200 bps. and 9600 bps.
> 73 de andy g0sfj
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