Am I wrong to believe AO-10 would be more likely?
From: AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb-bounces(a)amsat.org> on behalf of Zach Metzinger
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 3:02 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40 orbital elements
W4SM was kind enough to provide the following information:
The most you could hope for would be a carrier on the
S2 middle beacon frequency,
which I can’t recall off the top of my head, but I think it was about 2401.3 +/- MHz. All
the other transmitters were dead.
Given how many times AO-40 has gone through the radiation belts on its Molyniya orbit,
I would doubt that the IHU would be functional at this point.
So, it may, someday, have power, but it may not have any brains to do
much with that. We can still hope!
A great technical article about the IHU-2 onboard AO-40 is located at
, and dovetails into a
The Experimental IHU-2 Aboard P3D -
Documents the design and development of an prototype spacecraft flight computer based on
the Intel/Digital SA-1100 StrongARM 133 MHz RISC microprocessor.
presentation that our little AMSAT ASCENT group will be making at the
Symposium. See ya there!
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