Monday, March 24, 2008

Bob McGwier AMSAT Engineering Update Video

Bob McGwier gives an update on AMSAT engineering.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Namaste Layers Discussion

A beginning of a treatment of the communications link as a layered protocol, to better determine interoperability with services like IPICS from Cisco, and APCO-25.

Namaste Updated Link Discussion

A discussion of the communications link.

Karl Meinzer's Paper on HELAPS

HELAPS Paper by Karl Meinzer

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Updated Link Budget Spreadsheet From Jan King

Here is an updated version of Jan King's link budget spreadsheet, with an initial set of assumptions about the system filled in.

The updated baseline spreadsheet (straight from Jan King without any Namaste numbers in it) is on the link budget page here.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Upcoming Satellite Platforms

Here is a gathering of notes on the three platforms Intelsat is using for future launches. If you can try and find out more about these three platforms in order to help ACP, then please add to the discussion.

Audio Introduction from Michelle

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Namaste G over T Discussion

G over T Discussion document. Update 18 March 2008.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Namaste What is a Room?

Beginning of the definition of a "room". Update 18 March 2008.

Namaste Link Discussion

Discussion concerning data rates and congestion.

Project Description

High-level project description for Namaste.