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Re: FW: SuitSat: What have we learned



And more to come.
Just wait until we turn on Streaming SSTV images.
400 per day from ISS.

http://www.marexmg.org/spacecam/spacecam.html



--- David Barber <david.barber@dbelectronics.co.uk>
wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Barber
> [mailto:david.barber@dbelectronics.co.uk] 
> Sent: 06 February 2006 19:22
> To: 'Mike Lemons'
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] SuitSat: What have we
> learned
> 
> Far, far more than that....
> 
> This project has been a fantastic PR event for all
> the elements concerned. 
> 
> It has brought about an overwhelming exchange of
> information and
> co-operation across the world and has ignited a huge
> amount of interest for
> the future.
> 
> These things are far more important to the community
> than perhaps the
> success of the project as originally intended.
> 
> David
> G8OQW
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org
> [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On Behalf
> Of Mike Lemons
> Sent: 06 February 2006 13:11
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] SuitSat: What have we learned
> 
> 1) An object of this size can be deployed safely
> during an EVA.
> 2) RF output of the final assembly should be tested
> before deployment.
> 3) Slow tumbling of a single whip antenna makes
> reception difficult.
> 4) The ISS ham radio cannot receive weak signals.
> 
> -- 
>   Mike Lemons
>   sputnik_ki6adn@fastmail.fm
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