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Re: AO-40 mini Sat?



Maybe in the spirit of the season we should shut down the discussion group 
for a couple of days?


In a message dated 12/24/2000 5:43:47 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
na9d@mindspring.com writes:

<< Subj:     Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40 mini Sat?
 Date:  12/24/2000 5:43:47 PM Eastern Standard Time
 From:  na9d@mindspring.com (Jon Ogden)
 Sender:    owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org
 To:    sco@sco-inc.com, amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
 
 on 12/24/00 10:16 AM, sco@sco-inc.com at sco@sco-inc.com wrote:
 
 > How about a SSB sat in a AO-40 orbit with the following capabilities:
 > 
 > Uplink:      1.2g and 2.4g
 > Downlink:  70cm and 2.4g
 > 
 > It should weigh less than 150kg.
 > Take less than 18 months to design and build.
 > 
 > Tell me I am crazy and flame away,
 
 No, why don't you put up the money and go build it if you know how to do it
 so well.
 
 Go for it!  If it starts to work, I am sure the rest of us will pitch in! >>
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