[amsat-bb] Re: 'Zombie-sat' and the clever orbital dance
ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Wed May 26 20:09:05 PDT 2010
Ah, I knew it couldn't be so simple. Thanks for the insight into this aspect of satellite construction and operation.
> From: wejones at eskerridge.com
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 09:35:54 -0400
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 'Zombie-sat' and the clever orbital dance
> On 25 May 2010 at 19:36, Greg D. wrote:
> > I wonder... Has anyone at SES considered just turning off their transmitter,
> > while Galaxy-15 crosses their path, and using it instead?
> G-15 and AMC-11 are opposite polarity, and most of the AMC-11 transponders are
> pretty wide, and the main carrier freq of each transponder is right at the null
> between the transponders on G-15. It should work on narrow signals that don't
> have carriers at the nulls, but I don't think it would work for most of the wide
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