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Re: SAUDISAT-1A,B



At 10:22 PM 7/29/00 +1000, Tony Langdon wrote:
>I'm just curious, this is a general question for everyone.  How come Mode J
>seems to be preferred for newer satellites?

My understanding is that Mode J (J=Japan) is preferred because in some parts of the world, such as Japan, the 2m band is so crowded they weren't able to hear weak downlinks there.

73  -Paul
kb5mu@amsat.org

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