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I know Bob WB4APR has been trying to come up with some way to send info via
the 9600 birds, but I just received a qsl card from a gentleman in Serbia
Yugoslavia from a contact I made via Mir and it makes me wonder why there
aren't more satellites that use just simple 1200bps FM packet? I mean
something such as this is so simple to use, the price for equipment is low
and with a simple antenna it can be operated at 5 watts or below. The
satellite could transmit APRS info and could also carry a simple PMS such as
Mir. Am I just thinking too simple........

73 Jeff


    =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Jeff Johns KF4KGQ =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
    |jeffj@scott.net kf4kgq@amsat.org |     Reserve Patrol Captain      |
    |    Satellite: MIR (R0MIR-1)     | Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept |
    |200LX+BayPac+FT50=Portable Packet|     QTH Birmingham, AL USA      |
    =-=-=-=-=-=- Packet AX.25 KF4KGQ@wd4epr.#bhm.al.usa.noam -=-=-=-=-=-=



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