[eagle] Re: A new opportunity (Phase 4 lite?)

Rick Hambly (W2GPS) w2gps at cnssys.com
Sun Jul 22 13:22:37 PDT 2007


Dick,

It is likely that we will have access to the host structure's thermal
management system, whatever that is.  We will be in sun or shade for
extended periods.

Rick
W2GPS
AMSAT LM2232
 

-----Original Message-----
From: eagle-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:eagle-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of
Dick Jansson-rr
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2007 10:38 AM
To: 'Robert McGwier'; 'AMSAT Advisors'
Cc: 'EAGLE'
Subject: [eagle] Re: A new opportunity (Phase 4 lite?)

Bob:

I look forward to the thermal challenges suggested by your message. If I
were to conjecture on the equipment, the positioning and power levels start
to suggest that the use of heat pipes might be in order to solve these
problems. Heat pipe cooling of equipment is always an interesting challenge.
I also remember very well my P4 work of the late 80's (nearly 20 years
ago!).

'73,
Dick Jansson, KD1K
kd1k at amsat.org 
kd1k at arrl.net 

-----Original Message-----
From: eagle-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:eagle-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of
Robert McGwier
Sent: Tuesday, 17 July, 2007 22.52
To: AMSAT Advisors
Cc: 'EAGLE'
Subject: [eagle] A new opportunity (Phase 4 lite?)

In the last few weeks we have been presented with a new opportunity to
launch RF platforms into space. This note will necessarily 

(snip)


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