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RE: I have an idea. More questions/thoughts

At 05:27 AM 6/14/00 -0400, Jeff Davis wrote:
 >Not from 60, 80, or even a 100 thousand feet would you get a large
 >enough coverage area to span the Atlantic. At 80,000 feet the on ground
 >footprint coverage area would be about 350 miles.

At 80,000 feet, the radio horizon would be 400 miles, and the footprint 
would be 800 miles.   At 100,000 feet, it would be 447 and 894 
miles.  Still not able to "span" the Atlantic, but an interesting distance 
to contemplate.


Mike - kf4fdj

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