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Re: equipment in sts-09



STS-9 Equipment


Transceiver: Modified Motorola MX-300, hand-built by the Motorola Amateur Radio Club in Florida

Antenna: directional ring radiator with cavity, designed to fit in the upper window of the space craft; 
built for NASA by volunteer employees of Lockheed.

Power: 4.5 watts

All transmit and receive audio were tape recorded. ARRL offered a 3-set cassette recording of the
audio after the mission.

Station 2-way contacts: over 350

SWL: approx 10,000 cards received.

Total operating time: about 4 hrs 30 mins.



Tim - N8DEU
Huntsville, Alabama



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Perry Yantis" <Pyantis@earthlink.net>
To: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 2:46 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] equipment in sts-09


> 
> As I remember it was a Motorola ht and an antenna that was stuck to the
> window.
> Perry WB8OTH
> 
> 
> Perry  - Pyantis@earthlink.net
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