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EEVblog 1547 (Part 3) – Tour of the NASA Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex

Part 3. Tour of the NASA Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex at Tidbinbilla, with Richard Stephenson https://twitter.com/nascom1 Links: GaN solid state amplifier: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/api/citations/20190028651/downloads/20190028651.pdf Deep Space Network information https://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/monograph/series10/03_Reid_chapt3.pdf https://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/monograph/series10/04_Reid_chapt4.pdf https://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/monograph/series10/05_Reid_chapt5.pdf Air exclusion zone: https://www.avsef.gov.au/sites/default/files/2023-03/documents/nsw-act-nat_r430_tidbinilla_increase_in_transmitting_power_0.pdf Maser amplifier: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/api/citations/19940025169/downloads/19940025169.pdf X band uplink: https://ipnpr.jpl.nasa.gov/progress_report/42-87/87O.PDF 34M Beam Waveguide antenna: https://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/monograph/series4/Mono4_Ch6.pdf https://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/monograph/series4/Mono4_Ch7.pdf Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1547-contacting-the-voyager-2-space-probe/ 00:00 …

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EEVblog #897 – Radiation Effects On Space Electronics

Dave talks with Karsten Becker from PT Scientists about radiation in space and it’s effect on electronics and the design challenges involved for space probes, satellites, and cubesats. The Van Allen belt and types of cosmic radiation. What are “radiation hardened” components? What are “Space Grade” components? Forum HERE

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EEVblog #896 – Space Electronics

Dave talks with Karsten Becker from PT Scientists about the electronics on board the Audi Quattro Lunar Rover, and space electronics in general. Radiation, thermal design, camera systems, power supplies and more. Forum HERE Podcast: Download

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