[amsat-bb] Re: General Telemetry Question

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 07:33:09 PST 2013

On 12/9/13, Alan <wa4sca at gmail.com> wrote:
> David,
> It is much more efficient in terms of the information transmitted, hence
> power and bandwidth, to use
> the raw binary/hex for transmission.  It also saves the programming and
> memory in the satellite CPU.
> The combination frees up resources which can be otherwise used.  It works
> well given the almost
> universal availability of personal computers.  I recall, vaguely, there have
> been a few birds with
> some "quick look, real people" data, but I may be in error.

ARRISat transmitted some of its operating data on FM using a voice synthesizer.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL


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