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Re: Shuttle Lands



Just wondering...
How heavy, bulky and what kind of special space storage is needed for a 
simple HT that fits in a shirt pocket?

73
Fernando
xe1rcf


>From: "Frank H. Bauer" <fbauer@erols.com>
>To: "Keith Wyatt - N6JPA" <kewyatt@mailandnews.com>
>CC: sarex@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: Re: [sarex] Shuttle Lands
>Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 08:36:37 -0500
>
>Keith,
>
>All past Shuttle Missions that had amateur radio on-board were required to
>stow the equipment about 24 hours prior to landing.  For the most part, the
>crews would follow these procedures.  In some very limited instances (when
>you had a real die-hard ham on-board), they would leave the equipment
>activated a little longer than this.  Making this even more difficult is
>the weight factor on the shuttle.  They are currently using just about
>every ounce for ISS transfers.  While your idea sounds good in principal,
>it is difficult to implement given the Shuttle constraints.
>
>Thanks for the idea, though.
>
>73,  Frank Bauer, KA3HDO
>
>
>
>At 04:34 PM 2/20/01 -0800, you wrote:
>>It sure would be nice if every shuttle flight had SAREX on them
>>in case this happens. A number of times the shuttle has been delayed
>>from landing and they could pass the time providing contacts and
>>maybe a few schools would be allowed to talk to the astronauts.
>>
>>On 20 Feb 2001, at 15:49, Roy Neal wrote:
>>
>> > Because of the weather delays, Cockrell and his crew spent two days
>> > circling Earth with little to do except gaze at Earth, snap pictures
>> > and exercise on a stationary cycle.
>>
>>
>>--
>>Best Regards,
>>
>>Keith
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>AMSAT V.P. for Human Spaceflight Programs
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