[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: 10mtr and Galileo



Just for the record, the first Galileo satellite has already been launched:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4566264.stm

Also there was a study made by the UK microwave group (the body representing
UK amateur interests above 1GHz), which makes interesting reading. It
suggests that the signals from Galileo would have little impact on
terrestrial/EME 23cms opperation. Obviously the conclusions woule require a
little re-interpretation, with respect to satellite based reception. But as
Galileo transmissions will presumably be aimed at the earth, so that any
amatuer satellite will receive signals greater than that on earth, for a
minute part of it's orbit, I would think that the conclusions drawn would
still be valid. It's an interesting read:
http://www.microwavers.org/papers/iaru/C5-13_Galileo.pdf

Jules
G0NZO


>Speaking of allocations being taken away, I just can't fathom the AMSAT
>decision to drop L-Band up because of the "Galileo Affair." Now that's a
>decision based on "crystal ball engineering" and not fact. I've even read
>that if Galileo ever was launched - and that appears in the latest press to
>be questionable" the US "would has threatened to shoot them down!"
>
>Regards...Bill - N6GHz

_______________________________________________
Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home