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Re: An Open Letter To AMSAT



It was reported that they took AO-40 to a lab and spent several days doing a
shake test, thermal cycling and tests in a vacuum chamber. The completed
spacecraft was even hung in the air at the integration facility in Orlando
and the antenna patterns checked.

John
KD6OZH

>
> "new"...I have QSL's from Oscar VI and tapes from Oscar V.
>
> Are you telling me that they did a full up test in the integration lab
where
> they spun the sat at the current spin rate, cycled day night operated all
> the various software modes etc.  If they did then thats never been really
> well reported (and I am An AMSAT Life member).
>
> Again if they did then they either missed something (possible) or they
have
> had a systems failure.
>
> Robert WB5MZO
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