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Re: P3D information




Hello Phil!

09 Oct 00 12:45, you wrote to All:

 PK> And I'm willing to put my money where my mouth is. I am preparing a
 PK> proposal to the AMSAT BoD to personally fund the design, prototyping
 PK> and initial manufacture of a digital transceiver for the P3D Rudak
 PK> high speed link.
 PK>
 PK> It is my hope that P3D will serve as a successful demonstration
 PK> platform for a future generation of all-digital amateur radio
 PK> satellites designed to serve as many amateurs as possible at the
 PK> lowest possible system (satellite + ground station) costs.
 PK>
 PK> I for one see no possible way that AMSAT can ever launch another
 PK> "kitchen sink" satellite like P3D. AMSAT's resources are severely
 PK> limited, and some hard choices are going to have to be made.

Well, keep us posted on any progress.  I would love to be able to build such a
transceiver, if the cost was reasonable.

Tony, VK3JED

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