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Re: Thoughts on future "FM birds" (was: proposal for maximizing fm...



on 8/17/00 8:27 PM, Tony Langdon at tlangdon@atctraining.com.au wrote:

>> Additionally, 2 meters up reduces terrestrial interference
>> from "innocent" 
>> operators not aware of the sat uplink frequencies or from "skip" type
>> operations not under the footprint...
> 
> Unfortunately down here, 2m and 10m are both pretty "ordinary" choices for
> uplinks, as they're both overrun by Asian pirates. :-(  So it's six of one,
> and half a dozen of the other for us VKs.

Here's a question:

Why not have a 6 meter up or downlink?  Why is this band not used for
satellite work?

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

"A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

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