[amsat-bb] Re: Why PCSAT is hard to recover

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 14:51:09 PDT 2009

At 11:44 PM 9/4/2009, Robert Bruninga wrote:

>Well... DUH.... If the reason the spacecraft crashed back to
>defaults was because it was low on power, then the last thing
>you want to do is QUADRUPLE the power budget by having the
>recovery-defaults turn on double the number of receivers and
>double the number of transmitters!

Oops, yes, you live and learn.  Sometimes it's hard to guess which 
scenario is going to be the most troublesome, when you first try your 
hand at something new.  I'm sure future APRS satellites won't have 
this problem, thanks to your experience.  And well explained too.

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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