[amsat-dc] Fwd: Amateur Satellite Ground Station Budget Task
W3HXF at aol.com
Thu Nov 30 06:59:52 PST 2006
In a message dated 11/27/06 12:36:37 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Patrick.L.Kilroy at nasa.gov writes:
amsat-dc at amsat.org
Re: Please forward this to whoever in AMSAT
Please forward this to whoever in AMSAT may have forming a list
of equipment/materials for school(s) to participate in future OSCARs.
73, Bill, W3HXF
Examples of areas to be covered in a multi-year equipment list.
Each task below is a complete station. Complete to serve a particular
The first task/year's budget are for a few of those satellites that are in
Other task/year's aimed toward planned OSCARs not in orbit yet.
>Budget task A:
>Please provide a list (better yet a kit, for a cubesat-capable
>so I can compile budgetary information.
>For a later year:
>Budget task B:
> AO-13 or AO-40-capable ground station:
>145.880 MHz USB + 145.920 MHz USB Up & 435.300 MHz High to listen
>FM (S) mode: 2401.200 MHz to listen.
>Uplink: 1268.700 MHz USB transmit.
>Please provide a list (better yet a kit for an AO-13 or
>AO-40-capable ground station),
>i.e., AMSAT's Project Eagle plans call for an mode U/V transponder
>for SSB, CW and other modes.
> I wish to leave the budgetary information for The Excelsior Team
> <_excelsior.tj at gmail.com_ (mailto:excelsior.tj at gmail.com) >
>Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is located
>on Braddock Road.
>The address is: 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria, VA 22312
>What satellite(s) have their eastern USA pass between
>12:45 pm is a good time because lunch would have ended (which equals
>and 4 hours later.
>For a much later year, Eagle could launch by 2010:
>Budget task C:
>Specification would make the satellite's S2 band uplink and C band
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