[amsat-bb] Re: SkyCube CubeSat Proposes "Tweets from Space"
maisel at lobo.net
Wed Jun 20 16:05:28 PDT 2012
Interesting. But if they word it properly, and the $1 donation is
strictly to support the mission, then only donors can "tweet" or
whatever. Since it's not for-profit venture anyway.....
Trevor . wrote:
> The funding concept of this CubeSat is $1 will sponsor 10 seconds of the mission and what you get for that 10 seconds is the ability to broadcast a message from space, “effectively tweet from space”.
> It uses a balloon de-orbit mechanism.
> See video at http://www.uk.amsat.org/?p=8435
> Stikes me that a $1 donation for a message might be pushing FCC regs a bit should it be using 437 MHz.
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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