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This photo confirms @MikeBrockington's answers: dual antennas, nested when stowed, opposed when deployed. A later photo at https://www.up.edu.ph/index.php/with-maya-1-flying-high-dost-up-aim-to-train-more-satellite-builders/ shows that the antennas are about 20 cm long. But a poster in the background of that photo shows another cubesat mock-up with ...


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In addition to the answer of Mike Brockington that explains how the deployment (likely) works, I'll add this: Note that there are two antennas, wrapped into each other in a circular fashion. Each one is connected to the white blocks on the left and right sides. A 1U cube sat is 10 cm in all dimensions and the antennas seem to be wrapped about one and a ...


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I think most of this can be seen from the picture: There are two antennae made of spring(blue) steel, so will automatically return to a straight line once the far end is released -the near end of one is attached to the white block on the right hand side, and the other to the white block on the top left. The end is glued to an orange piece of string, which ...


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Wikipedia's Link budget; Equation shows: Equation A link budget equation including all these effects, expressed logarithmically, might look like this: $$P_{RX} = P_{TX} + G_{TX} - L_{TX} - L_{FS} - L_{M} + G_{RX} - L_{RX}$$ where: $P_{RX}$ = received power (dBm) $P_{TX}$ = transmitter output power (dBm) $G_{TX}$ = ...


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