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Re: KiwiSAT transponder on air tests



On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 9:50 AM, Trevor <m5aka@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> >From http://www.kiwisat.org.nz/
>
>  The KiwiSAT linear flight transponder is currently transmitting from the
>  Whangaparaoa area with beam antennas pointing South.
>
>  Transponder is inverting type to compensate for Doppler shift when in orbit.

Congratulations to all on reaching this phase of testing. The webpage
reads, "Try to better the previous distance of record of 292 km
previously achieved with the prototype transponder." Those of us in
the N. hemisphere will have the opportunity once this transponder is
in orbit!

73, Bruce
VE9QRP
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