[amsat-bb] Re: 2.4GHz broadband router on satellite?
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Feb 21 17:58:56 PST 2013
One of the recent 3u DOD sponsored cubes has a S dish for tracking wifi type tags on containers. I'm not sure how much lick they had with that.
73, Drew KO4MA
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On Feb 21, 2013, at 7:58 PM, Lee Maisel <maisel at lobo.net> wrote:
> James French wrote:
>> What are the possibilities of building a satellite that uses a Linksys
>> WRT54GL router with a modified DD-wrt or HSMM-Mesh software as a store
>> and forward BBS, to route a received request from one station to another
>> station, or even to connect to a on board networked camera to receive
>> What kind of uplink power would be needed from the home station?
>> How fast could the speed(s) get theoretically?
>> How big would the antenna have to be on the craft and for the ground
>> station to even be able to do this adequately?
>> Would the doppler be too much to even consider this?
>> Would the space environment be too harsh for something like this?
>> This is just something I was thinking about this morning and thought I
>> would toss it out.
>> James W8ISS
> THAT is an AWESOME Idea!
> I don't see why it wouldn't work, I don't know if doppler is an issue though, it may not be if the modulation is FM.
> The antenna would not have to be big, it's 2.4Ghz
> Why don't you post this on the HSMM-MESH.org web forums and get ideas?
> ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
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