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Re: Why Landline?



Hi Dave,
I appreciate what you are saying ....
but it could be a bit like posting a letter, when there is no gum on
the stamp, and the only tape you have got is the brown packaging
variety, -8).
73 Jens    ZL2TJT

Dave Guimont wrote:

> >.
> >
> >I can't help but notice the considerable amount of traffic passed on this
> >list, and began to wonder why a lot of these messages are not sent via
> >satellite.
> >
> >I have not seen many "bulletin type" or "all" messages on UO-22 or KO-25.
> >Getting into this aspect of the hobby I was anticipating much more traffic.
> >Often I have these satellites to myself when they pass, so I imagine the
> >sats could easily handle any additional traffic.
> >
> >Why landline when we have these beautiful birds?
> Paul,
> I've been wondering the same thing and I've been on the satellites for 27
> years?
>
> Ham radio to me is communication....passing intelligence of some sort, no
> matter how meager.
> And I too wonder why so much of that "intelligence passing" is taking place
> on this
> reflector?
>
> Seeing just my callsign, or anybody's callsign in print doesn't do a thing
> for me.
> Hardly more than once at any rate...
>
> I suppose someone will explain it to me...
>
>             73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                     Disagree: I learn....
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