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Re: RX only satellite?



I like the noise pollution map on a single frequency...as Bob likes 145.825,
that sounds like a good one to me...a timer combined with a signal strength
indicator should provide quality information if the orbit is stable...

Roger
WA1KAT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 12:28 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] RX only satellite?


> There may be a Satellite opportunity for a ham radio RX only
> payload.
> No TX allowed.
>
> Any ideas?  It will be recoverd one year later.
>
> All I can come up with is a satellite band moniitor that scans
> the satellte bands and makes a one year survey of QRM and stores
> it in flash.  That is, recording frequency and signal strength
> and position for a year.
>
> Problem is, I cannot figure out how we could use the data to
> tell the good guys from the bad guys so it wouldn't tell us much
> I don't think?
>
> Any other ideas for a RX only space application?  Of educational
> interest?  Anyone interesetd in developing the band monitor
> payload?
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>
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