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Re: Another view



I guess we'll have to disagree on this one.  Might as well hook your two
meter handheld up to an I-Phone connection.

My Opinion,
Joe
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Langdon" <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au>
To: <sco@sco-inc.com>; "John Stephensen, KD6OZH" <kd6ozh@AMSAT.Org>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 4:06 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Another view


> > Technically it could be done ... BUT would it would not offer
> > any legal
> > QSOs for any awards. Why not just use your cellphone to call
> > a DX ham for a
> > QSO. It is essentially the same thing. Whereas if the contact
> > went from the
> > ham station to a satellite then to another satellite down to
> > the DX ham
> > that is a direct over the air contact [via a series of space
> > based repeaters].
>
> Well, such QSOs are "legal" enough for my purposes.  They originate on ham
> radio, they can be made from anywhere (within reach of a satellite).  I
> couldn't give two hoots whether some award manager would accept them, as I
> don't chase awards at all.  Oh, and the system is something developed by
> hams, and gear cann be home brewed. :)
>
> Sounds good enough for me!
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