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Re: SUISAT forensics...



Hello,

Details of the construction can be found here:

http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/articles/BauerSuitsat/index.php

To answer your main question, the antenna is exterior, mounted on top
of the helmet.

A.J.

On 2/8/06, Joe Leikhim <rhyolite@nettally.com> wrote:
> Is the antenna for Suitsat exterior to the space suit or is it mounted inside? Is the Orlan spacesuit metallized for blocking radiation and/or retaining body heat? What is the antenna type? A 1/2 wave dipole or a "rubber duck"? These could be explanations for the apparently low ERP.

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A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
SuitSat Audio Files Available at: http://www.aj3u.com
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