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Re: Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 dimensions



Thank you!
-------------- Original message from "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>: -------------- 

I was indeed wrong. They are all roughly 25cm/10 inches per side, with some minor variations. I will attempt to have this correct on the website, and 
> include the units! 
> 
> Sorry for my erroneous first response. 
> 
> 73, Drew 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: n3tl@bellsouth.net 
> To: Andrew Glasbrenner ; Andrew Glasbrenner ; amsat-bb@amsat.org 
> Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 1:44 PM Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 
> dimensions 
> 
> 
> Hey Drew, 
> Thank you so much for this. I would really like to know the accurate dimensions of the satellites and, again, suggest that whatever they are be 
> posted on each satellite's page on the AMSAT site. 
> 
> 73, 
> 
> Tim -------------- Original message from "Andrew Glasbrenner" 
> : -------------- 
> 
> 
> > Errr, I think I spoke too soon. There seems to be some disagreement on the 
> > exact size, but they are all the same size. I'll get a more complete and 
> > possibly correct answer for you. 
> > 
> > Drew 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" 
> > To: ; 
> > Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 1:20 PM 
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 
> > dimensions 
> > 
> > 
> > > They are all three 150mm on a side, and share a -very- common heritage. 
> > > Can 
> > > you send me the URL for the page that lists 27 as 25x25x25? 
> > > 
> > > 73, Drew KO4MA 
> > > 
> > > PS FO-29 is also Mode J, but is a transponder instead of a FM repeater. 
> > > 
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: 
> > > To: 
> > > Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 1:14 PM 
> > > Subject: [amsat-bb] Need some help with AO-27, AO-51 and SO-50 
> dimensions 
> > > 
> > > 
> > >> Hey everyone, 
> > >> 
> > >> I'm preparing a presentation on the three LEO satellites currently 
> active 
> > >> in Mode J, and I'd like to include the physical dimensions of each. I 
> > >> need 
> > >> some help in that regard: 
> > >> 
> > >> The AMSAT Web page on AO-51 lists it as 150x150x150. The page for AO-27 
> > >> lists it as 25x25x25. Can anyone tell me the correct unit(s) of 
> > >> measurement for each? 
> > >> 
> > >> SO-50's dimensions are not listed. Does anyone know what they are? 
> > >> 
> > >> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. 
> > >> 
> > >> 73, 
> > >> 
> > >> Tim - N3TL 
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