[amsat-bb] Fwd: Re: Rideshare missions to GTO, $800K for 3U Cubesat

Bruce Robertson ve9qrp at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 04:49:31 PST 2011

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From: Bruce Robertson <ve9qrp at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 8:49 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Rideshare missions to GTO, $800K for 3U Cubesat
To: "John B. Stephensen" <kd6ozh at comcast.net>

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 7:46 PM, John B. Stephensen <kd6ozh at comcast.net> wrote:
> The interesting question is is how much will AMSAT members be willing to
> invest in ground stations. A 3U cubesat could provide a HEO satellite
> similar to Arsene (AO-24).
> 73,
> John

That's a great point, John, and an interesting analogy, which I'd not
heard about before. Does anyone have recollections and experiences
with AO-24 that they could share?

73, Bruce



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