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----- Original Message -----
From: "Renauld Halbardier" <renauld.halbardier@skynet.be>
To: "Phil Beaupain.ON4LCE" <on4lce@skynet.be>
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 9:11 PM
Subject: Fw: [amsat-bb] Re: Repeater on the Orbital Recovery Vehicle.


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Ray Wingo" <wingod@lycos.com>
> To: <4x1kx@iarc.org>; "Graham Shirville" <g.shirville@btinternet.com>;
> "Frederick M. Spinner" <fspinner@hotmail.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>; "Mike
> Nason" <ka7hbb@earthlink.net>
> Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 7:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Repeater on the Orbital Recovery Vehicle.
>
>
> > Folks
> >
> > As some of you may know, I am now the chief technology officer of a
> company called Orbital Recovery (www.orbitalrecovery.com) and I may
possibly
> have a solution.
> >
> > We need a frequency agile telemetry system for our bird.  It is going to
> GEO orbit and it has a massive power budget after it docks with its
intended
> GEO comsat.
> >
> > As I am very interested in helping the art survive and prosper I want
you
> guys to think about the following.
> >
> > If the amateur community would help us develop our frequency agile radio
> we would then provide weight (no more than a few kg), plenty of power, and
> facility for some antennas on our bird.  Now its mission will be to dock
> with a C or Ku/Ka band GEO comsat and so the ham frequencies used would
have
> to be on a non interference basis but I would be willing to discuss this
at
> length how we might be able to make this work.
> >
> > Keith or whoever is serious about this please email me at my skycorp
email
> address at wingod@skycorpinc.com or we can discuss it here.
> >
> > I am interested only in serious inquiries and a group who is willing to
be
> dedicated to taking this from concept all the way to flight.  Obviously
> someone like Bdale or any of the good RF guys that are out there are
> welcome.  This would be on a tradesy basis in that we give AMSAT the
flight
> opportunity for free in return for the telemetry transceiver on our bird.
> >
> > We are looking at launching in Q3-05 as a secondary payload on Ariane 5
> (the SELDA big secondary space below the two comsats).
> >
> > Let me know.
> >
> > Onward and upward for the amateur community!
> >
> > Dennis
> > KD4ETA
> >
> > On Sat, 3 May 2003 13:44:18
> >  Mike Nason wrote:
> > >Good Day All,
> > >      All of the stuff I  see about the commercial geo's all make
sense.
> I
> > >think the idea of trying to add a Ham
> > >payload to a commercial GEO doesn't work for all of the listed reasons.
> BUT
> > >What would make more sense would to be to got someone like TRW  or
> whoever
> > >that is building Commercial
> > >Geo's to think about the possibility of commanding a wide band system
out
> of................
> >
> >
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