[amsat-bb] Re: Close encounters of the Asteroidal Kind

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL vlfiscus at mcn.net
Thu Feb 7 14:33:26 PST 2013

At 09:01 AM 2/8/2013 +1100, Tony Langdon <vk3jed at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 8/02/13 7:49 AM, Bob- W7LRD wrote:
>>maybe "asteroid bounce"? (EAE)
>>73 Bob W7LRD
>Someone on the moonbounce reflector crunched the numbers and came up with 
>a path loss figure something like 51dB worse than EME, if I recall.  The 
>small cross section area was the killer.
>73 de Tony VK3JED

Well from the original post:

>The Goldstone 70M dish will be running MAX QRO with 435 kW.

That ought to be enough for EAE.  HAAAA.   CQ asteroid, CQ asteroid!


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