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Re: Eagle U/V modes



My best recollection is that there never was one published and though 
this could have been easily derived once on orbit,  the propulsion 
incident ended any hope of that.

Bob
N4HY


John B. Stephensen wrote:
> 800W EIRP should work -- the SNR will just be 2 dB lower. We used 1 kW EIRP 
> as the requirement as it is the power limit in many parts of the U.S. I 
> don't remember any publishedspecification for the AO-40 uplink, so I can't 
> make a numberical comparison.
>
> 73,
>
> John
> KD6OZH
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com>
> To: <kd6ozh@comcast.net>; <kb5mu@amsat.org>; <tmcgrane@suffolk.lib.ny.us>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 04:15 UTC
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Eagle U/V modes
>
>
>   
>> 1kw EIRP...  I've got about 100w into a 2x8 CP antenna (guessing 8dbi ?), 
>> so
>> that's about the same.  How does this compare to the uplink requirements 
>> for
>> U/S on AO-40?  I was able (accidentally) to get Leila's attention with 
>> that.
>>
>> Greg  KO6TH
>>
>>
>>     

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