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RE: re: amsat-bb] flash memory on orbit



Hi Joe

> I just saw an article, possibly in EDN about this subject. An example
> was given for a laptop computer at 30,000 ft altitude. Something like
> one upset every 5 hours.

Assuming that an SEU means a flipped bit, I'd expect to have some very
grainy pictures on my compact flash cards by now, not to mention a laptop
that would no longer boot due to the flash BIOS being trashed ;-)

73 Howard G6LVB
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