[amsat-bb] Re: N American Satellite Activity UP
va6bmj at gmail.com
Sat Mar 29 10:41:42 PDT 2014
On 3/29/14, Jerry Buxton <amsat at n0jy.org> wrote:
> When Fox-1 is completed, the whole design kit and kaboodle will be
> published to shed the ITAR shroud (as we have done with what has been
> developed as we go along, in the AMSAT-NA Space Symposium Proceedings)
> and anyone who wants to build one can use it or adapt it (hopefully
> keeping the ham transponder!) for their CubeSat RF design and fly it
> in/from/for another country with their experiments. The idea being as
> JoAnne said, the radio part is proven and provides a platform so they
> can concentrate on their experiments and build a CubeSat that handily
> just happens to contain a transponder for hams during, or when they are
> done with, their experiments.
> Of course if ITAR restrictions are eased or removed, then AMSAT-NA could
> collaborate with other countries as well and incorporate their
> experiments as we are doing with our U.S. partners now.
Thanks. I'll pass this on to the group.
Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
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