[amsat-bb] Re: Path to HEO
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Tue Apr 30 07:51:15 PDT 2013
Where do the gain antennas go on a 10x10x30cm HEO?
73, Drew KO4MA
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On Apr 30, 2013, at 9:01 AM, N0JY <n0jy at lavabit.com> wrote:
> I wonder about the amount of time spent in the Van Allen belts on the way up there. We're concerned about radiation at a 650 km orbit, it might take some heavy duty ($$) radiation tolerant components to survive a few years trip through the radiation belts as well as the final high orbit?
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