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Re: Sputnik-99 launch cancelled by Swatch! (fwd)





G&N wrote:

> Leo Sapiets wrote:
> >
> > What a result!
> > Judging from the number of messages in the newsgroup, you were
> > definitely a minority group.
> > So what exactly did you accomplish?
> > RS-19 coming overhead for 10 minutes, sending signals in the
> > amateur band. So the signal was an advert - who cares?
> > Who would have heard it? Just us amateurs.
> > Maybe the money would have been used to benefit the Mir mission?
> > Would have been fun to listen.
>
> I have a great idea, why not ask yaecom radio manufacturer to give us
> transceivers for free provided that the same transceiver says every 14
> seconds that 7 seconds long message on the air :
>
> "This is a yaecom radio, do not try to BEAT me, I am the best, a yeacom
> beat is better than a kensu beat, it lasts longer"
>
> It would benefit amateur radio since we could have transceivers for
> nothing and use our bands.
> We could also have repeaters of the same brand, and so on...
> There are already free computers and telephones, why not amateur radio ?
>
> Very great idea. I like, sincerely.
>
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> ______________________________
> Ghislain RUY
> F1HDD/ON1RG
> AMSAT-FRANCE #26
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  I full agree with Ghislain's message, and I hope this will help
people always remembering that " Amateur Radio is a scientific hobby" .

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