[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSat missing antenna

Joe nss at mwt.net
Wed Aug 3 11:55:54 PDT 2011


worst case they don't have a 6" long chunk of wire that could shove into 
the connector on the box?

Joe WB9SBD
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On 8/3/2011 11:23 AM, KM9U wrote:
> We are waiting on a decision whether or not to deploy the satellite as is,
> without the 70cm antenna. If, in fact, the 70cm antenna is missing, there
> would of course be no communications possible through the transponder.
> Translation: one more piece of space junk that is useless to the amateur
> radio community that helped pay for it!
> I guess I shouldn't be too upset. I'm sure there are many others that have
> much more invested than I do.
>
> KM9U
> "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know
> for sure that just ain't so."
> -- Mark Twain
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Armando Mercado"<am25544 at triton.net>
> To:<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 11:42
> Subject: [amsat-bb] ARISSat missing antenna
>
>
>> ARISSat is missing an antenna and has been
>> returned to the airlock.  Discussions are
>> under way as what to do next.  Possible
>> ARISSat would be deployed as is.
>>
>> Stay tuned...
>>
>> Armando, N8IGJ
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