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Re: New AO-27?



I wonder how many hams now have a dual band [2m/70cm] HT as compared to the 
ones who have a multi-mode [SSB/CW] 2m/70cm/1.2g/2.4g radio with yard or 
roof mounted tracking antenna arrays?
Hmmmmm,

W4SCO



At 03:04 PM 12/23/2000 , you wrote:

>>Hi Dave.  I was in the process of composing a note trying to find polite
>>words to say the very same thing as you did below!  Cliff K7RR
>>
>>On Sat, 23 Dec 2000, Dave Guimont wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > >How feasible would it be [for Amsat-NA] to build a multi-channel AO-27
>> > >type sat and put it into geo-stationary orbit over NA?
>> > >
>> > >W4SCO
>> > >
>> > >I really can't imagine ANYTHING more ridiculous!!!
>> >
>>Yes, I walk around my chair about three times before I respond to such 
>>idiotic
>messages, but I will not support any more "one user FM voice bird"
>like ARISS or "a two user FM voice bird" like AO-27.
>
>I'm sure the big manufacturers are scrambling to promote their 2 meter FM
>"belt satellite" stations after cell phones took away most of the local
>repeater market. That along with NASA trying to support NASA.
>
>Our only future is to promote digital, some people are trying just that, or at
>least go with a transponder ssb/cw many user satellite, no matter what the
>degree of sophistication.  That degree of course depends on how much money we
>can raise....
>
>Time will tell.....
>
>
>
>
>            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                    Disagree: I learn....
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