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RE: cube sat

> A linear transponder like FO 20/29.  2m uplink and 70 cm 
> downlink.  Only 30 KHz wide is enough.  1W PEP Use DTMF and a 
> key chain RX (postage stamp) for ON/OFF control and power 
> management. Use a MIM chip for AX.25 telemetry.  It will 
> easily fit in the 4" cube...

Agreed.  2m is by far the better downlink frequency, especially when the
transponder is power limited.  Also makes it easier for SWLs to take part.
Also means the illegal Asian stations on 2m won't clog the transponder.
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