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Re: Optical COmms experiment



Bob Bruninga wrote:

> Warren Lee and Tony Beresford have both confirmed the 12th magnitude
> visibility for a 3w incandescent bulb at 500 miles.  This now leads me to
> a new CUBESAT design idea:  OPTIsat!

<snip>

Not trying to be too pessimistic, but most populated areas won't be able to
see it due to high levels of light pollution.

73
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Jim Walls - K6CCC
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