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Re: Another view



on 12/23/00 8:55 PM, Phil Karn at karn@ka9q.net wrote:

> On what basis does Molniya win? Some might say that, no contest, LEO
> wins: substantially better link budgets, lower propagation delays,
> lower launch costs and more launch opportunities.

LEOs lose because you have very limited access times and very limited range.

Jon

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