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RE: Any Risk ? --> Bad Apples

> I note that the restrictions in Part 97 which pertain to use 
> of encryption,
> specifically exclude amateur satellite telecommand 
> communications from any
> restrictions on the use of encryption. I assume (and hope) 
> that AMSAT has
> included at least some rudimentary form of encryption. This 
> is one area, I am
> sure most would hope no one decides to "experiment". I think 
> we can all agree
> that the satellite is best left in the control of the experts.

I would, for one, be much more comfortable with an encrypted command uplink.
Provides a reasonable measure of protection from someone wanting to do
something silly.  Let's hope this is the case.
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