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Re: Right-sizing a sat [was: Antennas on the bird]




Robert Oler wrote:

> Our role should be communication not learning how to build spacecraft. 

Nobody's going to build the spacecraft for us. *That* kind of "appliance op" we
can't afford to be. 

Or at least not all of us. We certainly can have an "audience" of satelliete
"users", but they can't trot on down to
RatShack/HRO/Burqhardt/your-ham-store-here and order "one ham satellite, on
orbit please..." 

 73 de K3XS

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