[amsat-bb] Re: [eu-amsat] Re: Re: Indian Small Satellite Systems Conference -1
lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Wed May 5 13:10:38 PDT 2010
On 5 May 2010 at 13:29, Bruce Robertson wrote:
Date sent: Wed, 05 May 2010 13:29:40 -0300
From: Bruce Robertson <ve9qrp at gmail.com>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: [eu-amsat] Re: Re: Indian Small Satellite Systems
To: Thomas Frey <th.frey at vtxmail.ch>
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> I might have missed something, Thomas, but I believe Luc recommended a
> 'slightly elliptical orbit', not necessarily a HEO one. Do these need
> to be the same thing? An elliptical MEO would allow for periods of
> more challenging operation with better opportunities for DX
> alternating with periods of lower pass loss, but smaller footprint.
> This might well be something that AMSAT-India could come to ISRO to
> ask for.
> Of course, none of this takes away from the excellent work of AMSAT-DL
> on P3E, which we all eagerly support.
> 73, Bruce
The 4 key words are: With a little more "push" and 'slightly elliptical orbit'
This will not replace in anyway an HEO the ultimate goal but in the mean time a MEO will give us some releif of our dull environment.
P.S. Dull in the sense of the same usual earth path!
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