[amsat-bb] Re: CASSIOPE's Foldable Antennas

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Sat Sep 28 05:53:45 PDT 2013

On 9/28/13, Mark L. Hammond <marklhammond at gmail.com> wrote:
> Didn't AMSAT people invent this method/technique?  Tape measure antennas on
> satellites?

It could well be that someone associated with AMSAT developed a
self-deploying antenna.

The ones used on Alouette 1 were first rolled up inside the main body
of the spacecraft and then rolled out with on-board motors.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO3FL


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