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Saturday, September 18, 2021

CONTINUITY: Apollo Spacecraft S Band Communication System, Part 1

The Apollo Unified S Band Communication System multiplexed voice, telemetry, computer data up- and down-links, ranging, and television onto a microwave channel sent to the ground by an 11.6 watt transmitter through the service module's high gain antenna. In this episode, original ground test transponder and amplifier units are opened and examined and the architecture of the communication system explained.

Posted at September 18, 2021 10:55