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RE: AMSAT has a SECRET!



Simon Lewis <simon@creoch.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:

>Given the success of stations now monitoring and using
>AO40 with a variety of modified equipment, I'd consider
>that a past fallacy! Ao40 has shown that the microwave
>links ARE the future and AMSAT-NA should make that choice.
>Time to bury this insistance from the US for V/U links
>on P3 type satellite.

Hear! Hear!

Even in its present suboptimal state, people are receiving
AO-40 with inexpensive equipment. It works.

Us microwave nuts have claimed, all along, that moving to
higher frequencies would provide better performance and
physically easier access. AO-40 has demonstrated this.

Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89mg                     pied a terre..."
ICBM: 49 15.042 N 122 59.053 W       - Hospital/Shafte
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