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Re: When is SuitSAT Activation ?



You don't need to be a one of the builders!

Googling "suitsat delay" found this fine article written by Frank Bauer 
KA3HDO

http://www.arrl.org/ARISS/Suitsat.pdf

which gives the answer

73

Graham G3VZV
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keith O'Brien" <n4zq@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2006 3:38 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] When is SuitSAT Activation ?


> When PCSAT2 was attached to the outside of the International Space Station 
> by Soichi Noguchi of the STS-114 'Return To Flight' shuttle crew during 
> his third space walk, there was a built in timer that delayed the 
> activation of the transmitter. I can only assume that was for safety 
> reasons while the crew was outside the space station.
>
> Could any of the buiders of SuitSAT say where or not there is a built in 
> activation delay of the 145.990 MHz transmitter? Or will it be released 
> 'Hot and Ready To Go'.
>
> 73 Keith
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