[amsat-bb] Re: KickSat - a personal spacecraft of your own in space
ka3hsw at att.net
Mon Oct 10 10:43:20 PDT 2011
Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't 900 MHz only allocated for
terrestrial use, worldwide? I know that there's no amateur satellite service
allocation at 902 MHz...
----- Original Message ----
> From: JoAnne Maenpaa <k9jkm at comcast.net>
> To: Bill Ress <bill at hsmicrowave.com>; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Sent: Mon, October 10, 2011 9:29:21 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: KickSat - a personal spacecraft of your own in space
> > Will each Sprite have it's own frequency?
> > Since these Sprites are operating in the Amateur satellite
> > bands, how will you license them? How will you handle the
> > frequency coordination of these transmitters?
> The information that Zac and his team provided to AMSAT News Service in May,
> 2011 reported that the Sprite prototypes that were deployed on the ISS
> operated with 10 milliwatts of RF power at 902 MHz using MSK modulation
> (minimum-shift keying) with a chipping rate of 50 kbps.
> Copy of original release below ...
> 73 de JoAnne K9JKM
> k9jkm at amsat.org
> Editor, AMSAT News Service
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