[amsat-bb] Re: Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 dimensions

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sat Aug 23 10:20:25 PDT 2008

They are all three 150mm on a side, and share a -very- common heritage. Can 
you send me the URL for the page that lists 27 as 25x25x25?

73, Drew KO4MA

PS FO-29 is also Mode J, but is a transponder instead of a FM repeater.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <n3tl at bellsouth.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 1:14 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 dimensions

> Hey everyone,
> I'm preparing a presentation on the three LEO satellites currently active 
> in Mode J, and I'd like to include the physical dimensions of each. I need 
> some help in that regard:
> The AMSAT Web page on AO-51 lists it as 150x150x150. The page for AO-27 
> lists it as 25x25x25. Can anyone tell me the correct unit(s) of 
> measurement for each?
> SO-50's dimensions are not listed. Does anyone know what they are?
> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> 73,
> Tim - N3TL
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