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Re: Another view



 > This would make LEOs more attractive down here.  The question I'd have is
who
 > would do the relaying waaay out in the middle of the Pacific, for VK-W
paths?
 > :-)
 >
 > It's hard enough to get Pacific islanders to come up on the simpler LEOs
we
 > have today.
 >

If relay stations are linked via landlines (such as the Internet), one relay
in Australia and one in the U.S. would do the job. A relay station in Hawaii
would cover much of the Pacific if an RS-15 type (2000 km) orbit was used.

73,

John
KD6OZH



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