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

Greg D ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 00:18:29 PST 2013

I wonder what 435kw at 28,000 km will do to the surface temperature on 
that rock? (Assuming it's an icy thing...)

Greg KO6TH

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
> 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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