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Re: new to amsat



Pathfinder should of course be Sojourner....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
To: "Bob Stewart" <bob@evoria.net>; "truckwiz" <truckwiz@bwig.net>; 
"Amsat-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2007 2:58 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: new to amsat


>I think you'd have to be extremely clever to do it in a rover, but it's 
>possible to upload and download _small_ data files (<100kb) like  .jpgs via 
>GO-32. This would need to be a BIG rover just to handle the comm gear to do 
>this. Think Spirit or Opportunity vs. Pathfinder. You'd need a very good 
>set of circular omni antennas for 2m and 70cm, a hot preamp for 70cm, and 
>probably some muscle on the uplink on 2m.
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA 

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