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Re: January 02 AMSAT-NA President's Letter



At 12:35 PM 1/27/02 -0600,
>SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-027.01
>JANUARY 2002 PRESIDENT'S LETTER
>
>AMSAT NEWS SERVICE BULLETIN 027.01 FROM AMSAT HQ
>SILVER SPRING, MD, JANUARY 27, 2002
>TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS
>BID: $ANS-027.01
>
>
>* communicate using analog voice through the satellite on several VHF
>   uplink and UHF downlink channels simultaneously. Operation will be
>   similar to AO-27 and UO-14 - but with handheld QRP power!
>
>* communicate using 9600-baud digital store-and-forward data, similar
>   to UO-22 and KO-25
>
>* communicate using APRS 9600-baud packet data, in either a digipeat
>   or store-and-forward mode
>
>* repeat 1200-baud AFSK APRS packet data through the satellite's
>   analog repeater
>
>* experiment with PSK-31 operation (28 MHz up/70-cm down)
>
>* uplink voice or data on 23-cm, 2-meters or 10-meters with a 70-cm
>   downlink
>
>* receive up to 56K-baud digital transmissions using a UHF downlink
>
>* receive spacecraft telemetry and bulletins
>
>* experiment with various, simple, low gain antennas
>
>There is also room on board for one or two secondary payloads.



How about spare U & V band transmitters...
Sorry, just thinking out loud.
Disregard

kb7adl





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