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Re: [sarex] FO-29 Digitalker



THATS IS TRUE!
BEGIN WITH THE FIRST....
THANKS.-

KF4FDJ wrote:
> 
> Jim,
> 
> You don't need to wear egg on your face!  With a narrow focus, your
> concerns are valid.  From a selfish viewpoint, (and believe me, deep
> down, I'd prefer to see FO29 in analog mode ALL the time), most of us
> would like to see satellites favoring our mode and style of operation.
> 
> However, to ensure survival of our hobby, we must appeal to young people
> globally.  Our survival involves more than getting operators in NA and
> Europe to use the spectrum.  We must plan for and encourage operators
> world wide to use the internationally allocated satellite frequencies.
> 
> Many potential operators throughout the world don't have the resources
> to put together a multimode OSCAR station.  For them, and for survival
> of our hobby, we need to start planning for more easy sats, including
> FO29 digitalker and sputnik type devices.  Denial of this need is, in my
> opinion, elitist, and short sighted.
> 
> Many operators have some very good arguments for NOT building and
> launching more FM type birds, but the truth of the matter is that the
> easy sats currently in orbit are far more popular than our beloved
> linear transponder satellites.
> 
> To attract new operators globally, is to ensure survival of our hobby
> and our spectrum into the next millennium.
> 
> 73, Mike in Fort Myers, FL
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      Miguel Angel Gonzalez, Monterey, Mexico.
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