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Re: P3D information

Hello Ronald!

08 Oct 00 06:19, you wrote to All:

 RL> I have one question. In addition to experimenting with equipment, I
 RL> like three things about ham radio on hf or satellite.
 RL> The ability to:
 RL>    1. easily eavesdrop on other people's conversations.
 RL>    2. meet new people with similar interests.
 RL>    3. participate in a multi-person roundtable.
 RL> When it comes to just a one-on-one conversation with someone I already
 RL> know anywhere in the world, I mostly use the almost-free 'long
 RL> distance' (the next generation will think that is a quaint expression)
 RL> telephone, or the completely free digital voice over the internet.
 RL> The question. Will my three desires be met with a satellite-based
 RL> digital voice system? I am not being critical, I just don't understand
 RL> all the things that can be done with a packet-ized system.

I would consider these 3 requirements important to amateur satellite (and ham
radio in general) work, but  I don't see any reason why they can't be
incorporated into the design of a digital system.  It's all a question of
design, IMHO.

Tony, VK3JED

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