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Re: AMSAT has a SECRET!



At 01:22 PM 6/1/2001 , you wrote:
>From:                   "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus@mcn.net>
>Subject:                Re: [amsat-bb] AMSAT has a SECRET!
>
> > It better have a Phase III type orbit if they want my support. I'm tired of
> > LEO's. There's no DX on them.
>
> > kb7adl
>
>what an odd statement. i work dx on uo14 and ao27 all the time. cuba, costa
>rica, mexico, st marten, st lucia, bahamas, gaudalupe, ecuador, panama, el
>salvador, jamaica, brazil (the others off the top of my head have escaped
>me).
>
>whre you trying to say that you are unable to work enough dxcc countries from
>your location to earn dxcc satellite or your intent is to work dx because you
>enjoy talking to and learning about different cultures.
>
>73...bruce

Perhaps he meant to say that a P3D type orbit is stable and useable for 
more than 10 minutes or so at a time. Much more enjoyable when you want to 
sit down and work some DX on a satellite.

W4SCO

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