[amsat-bb] Re: HF Satellite Relay

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Jun 29 11:30:25 PDT 2010

>> They've reinvented Echo-1.
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Echo
>> Of course, that one was 10x larger.  
> What makes this a 10m (band) operation?
> I expect it would work on the higher bands ...

This one is not a full surface sphere, but a bucky-ball wire
frame with about 4 foot thin sides to each polygon making a 10
meter diameter very open structure.  SO anything higher in freq
just goes right through.


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