[amsat-bb] Re: Technical discussions on AMSAT-BB......"an endangered species" ?

Shashank Chintalagiri shashank.chintalagiri at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 03:41:45 PDT 2011

I'm curious, as someone who was involved in designing a nanosatellite.
What sort of payloads would be of interest to the amateur community?
When we started out, we did spend a fair bit of time looking for
payload, but most things to do with transponders seemed to be somewhat

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 8:55 AM, i8cvs <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I do remember that when OSCAR-10, OSCAR-13 and AO40 were
> alive and well this net on AMSAT-BB was full of technical messages
> from W3IWI now K3IO ,G3RUH, G3WDG, ZL1AOX and many others
> from wich it was possible to lern the radio technique particularly in the
> field of RF and antennas.
> By the way actually with the prolification of Microsats,Nanosats and so on
> the above people seems to be not anymore interested on satellite technical
> discussions and they abandoned the net.
> Can anyone explain to me why ?
> Thanks for any answere.
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
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Chintalagiri Shashank
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur


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