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RE: circular polarization sense




Hello Mark!

10 Oct 00 06:56, you wrote to 'amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org':

 MW> spinning very fast, but I doubt we could physically accomplish the
 MW> speeds required (c. 435 million RPM). ;^)

Slight error, multiply that by 60, as it's 435 million revolutions per _second_
(Hz = cycles per second :) ).

Think the antenna would fall apart at that speed and spear everything within a
few mile radius with shrapnel. :-)

Tony, VK3JED

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