[amsat-bb] Re: Chinese GPS system

Rocky Jones orbitjet at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 18 09:27:47 PST 2010

Hmm...it certainly would under certain circumstances raise the noise floor for a space RX...but a lot would depend on the analysis given the spacecrafts orbit  RX antenna, etc.  I can see times when the affect would not be that bad.  I assume that the PRC vehicles will have some sort of "beam shaping"...

Robert WB5MZO life member AMSAT ARRL

> Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 07:54:17 -0500
> From: rwmcgwier at gmail.com
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Chinese GPS system
> Mode L anyone?
> We will lose that entire region as an uplink in an upcoming WARC would 
> be my current estimate.
> On 1/18/2010 4:02 AM, Trevor . wrote:
> > China launched the navigational satellite BeiDou-2 a couple of days ago. The system is reported to use 1256.52-1280.52 MHz
> >
> > http://www.southgatearc.org/news/january2010/china_launches_beidou2.htm
> >
> > 73 Trevor M5AKA
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