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Re: Re: Repeater on the Moon or geosat



Hi Fred,

My assumption was that the massive solar arrays that these satellites have
(?approx 6kilowatts) would still be functional and that therefore having our
own batteries would not be a requirement.

cheers

Graham
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederick M. Spinner" <fspinner@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: 01 May 2003 22:42
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Repeater on the Moon or geosat


>
> Where would we get power for the satellite 10 years after initial launch?
> Any batteries we would provide would already be toast, and I'm assuming
the
> main playload's might be as well.
>
> Fred W0FMS
>
>
> >Imagine a standardised AMSAT geosat payload that would only be activated
> >AFTER the main payload has died or been declared no longer required and
> >when
> >the sats have been moved to their higher orbits.
>
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