[amsat-bb] Re: shoe box sats

Edwin M. "EMike" McCardel, KC8YLD kc8yld at arrl.net
Thu Oct 18 10:27:24 PDT 2012

Trevor, M5AKA, posted this way back in September

The September issue of the free publication Sat Magazine features an
article on CubeSat Microthrusters - page 38

MIT Developed “Microthrusters” Could Empower Small Sats

73 Trevor M5AKA

E. Michael McCardel, KC8YLD
Ohio Section Affiliated Club Coordinator, ARRL
AMSAT-Edu Moderator
Knox Count Ohio, ARRL PIO
Knox County / MVARC VE Coordinator

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On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Gus 8P6SM <8p6sm at anjo.com> wrote:

> On 10/18/2012 06:55 AM, Nick Pugh wrote:
> > I believe the amateur community is well served by the shoe box
> > designers. If we want amateur payloads we should do
> >
> > 1.       Have off the shelf radios in their form factor that are very
> cheap
> I agree.  I'd even say very cheap as in completely free.
> > 2.       Be ready to mentors most school lack radio resources
> I agree again.  Sign me up.
> > 3.       Team up with schools that are developing propulsion systems (
> our
> > ride to HEO)
> Three times is a charm!
> --
> 73, de Gus 8P6SM
> The Easternmost Isle
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