[amsat-bb] Re: Indian Small Satellite Systems Conference -1
lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Tue May 4 18:06:22 PDT 2010
> > Hi All
> > Amsat India has 2 linear tranponders ready and we Amsat India are asking
> > ISRO for a higher orbit to cover a larger foot print and longer pass
> > duration.
> > Best regards
> > Pop
> > VU2POP
> > Dir Technical
> > Amsat India
> Hi Pop, VU2POP
> I am very happy to know that AMSAT India plan to launch a new
> satellite with 2 linear transponders in a higher orbit covering a
> larger foot print in comparison of the actual VO-52
> VO-52 continually operating with its linear transponders during all
> available orbits is a reliable satellite for the amateur radio satellite
> communications and as well for educational purposes.
> Congratulations to Amsat India and to ISRO
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
With a little more "push" is it possible to have just a slightly elliptical orbit? I don't know what brand of batteries they put in VO-52
but they probably put a small pink rabbit in it as they don't seems to bother too much with their power budget...
What's is funny is the commenting on the perf board model AMSAT-India was showing couple of years before the launch of VO-52, some where
commenting on the jumper wire perf board modelling as if it was not something who will never be able to work...
AMSAT-INDIA just doing an excellent and professional job on VO-52 they even put 2 transponder in the same satellite "too strong never
broke". I'm convince their new orbit will cover quite some area on earth..
Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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