[amsat-bb] Re: A0 40 replacement

Gus 8p6sm at anjo.com
Wed Sep 4 00:19:55 PDT 2013

On 09/04/2013 02:26 AM, Brenton Salmi wrote:
> Let's put it in another possible context:
> Create an extremely dense and reliable LEO platform in cube-sat form that
> weigh's a fraction of AO-40's weight using today's high-density
> components/systems and create a reliable and feature rich HEO cubesat.

The only problem with this, is that certain components can't be 
miniaturized.  Example: Antennas.  And HEO satellites need more 
sophisticated antennas.

Pity the cube-sat idea didn't finish up with a ten INCH cube...

73, de Gus 8P6SM
Barbados, the easternmost isle.

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