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Old 10-02-2011, 01:48 AM
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Hello All,

The tsunami that swept across the Pacific a few years ago inspired Indonesia's amateur radio organization ORARI and LAPAN (Indonesia's space agency) to develop "suborbital communications satellites" that can relay signals from 2 meter (145 MHz) hand-held amateur radio transceivers in order to direct search & rescue personnel and aid workers to disaster-affected areas. Their tests utilized small RX-200 sounding rockets (see page 6 of this document www.lapan.go.id/annual/file_pdf/bab_01.pdf , this article
http://nias-spaceport.blogspot.com/...kan-muatan.html , and the attached photograph below), which carried 2 meter repeater payloads that descended slowly under parachutes.
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