[amsat-bb] Dimensions of AO-13
n4hf.philip at gmail.com
Sun Jun 4 15:03:49 UTC 2017
That is definitely larger than 600mm (~23 inches) in the largest dimension)
and more than 40mm in the smallest one, so I'm guessing that "mm" is a
misprint in the only source I'm finding -
http://www.om3ktr.sk/druzice/ao13.html - and should actually be "cm".
On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 10:53 AM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> I can't find the precise dimensions. but here's a photo of the satellite
> structure being worked on:
> Paul, N8HM
> On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 10:40 AM, Philip Jenkins <n4hf.philip at gmail.com>
>> I mentioned in an earlier email today that I'm doing a Sat 101 lecture for
>> a ham club.
>> Just putting the finishing touches on the presentation, and I have a
>> I'm displaying a picture of AO-13 (my first sat QSO was on that bird) to
>> contrast it with a picture of the the cubesats of today
>> The only dimensions I'm finding for AO-13 are 600 x 40 x 200 mm...this
>> seems awfully small for a 92 Kg (plus another 30Kg for fuel) weight. (23.6
>> inches x 1.6 inches x 7.8 inches).
>> Were these dimensions actually in centimeters. and not millimeters?
>> Philip N4HF
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