[amsat-bb] Re: LitSat-1 Power
Raydel Abreu Espinet (CM2ESP)
cm2esp at frcuba.co.cu
Wed Feb 26 19:51:52 PST 2014
Thanks Paul, well, I have been away from the SO-50 the last couple of
months, but I would love to try this new one. Due to TX equipment so far
I can only work V/U FM satellites, so having a new one even for only a
few months is quite a great news for me!
El 26/02/2014 21:40, Paul Stoetzer escribió:
> LituanicaSAT-1 is the satellite with the FM transponder. It will also
> be launched from the ISS on Friday. LitSat-1 has a linear transponder
> with a 30 kHz bandwidth. It's easy to confuse the two!
> From a post on the LituanicaSAT-1 Facebook page on February 11th:
> "Operational time depends on power budget. Obviously it will not work
> constantly but according to our preplanned mission scenario. If all
> systems will go as it was planned we will inform you every time when
> it will be on."
> Their Facebook page seems to be the best place for updates on
> By the way, if my calculations are correct, the 150 mW FM transponder
> will be approximately 0.2 dB weaker than SO-50 - 2.2 dB less power
> output minus 2 dB less path loss due to the lower orbit.
> Paul, N8HM
More information about the AMSAT-BB