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Re: AMSAT has a SECRET: why not 10m instead of V band



>29 MHz is not without its problems but has the big
>advantage that everyone can receive it using simple antennas.

Do you have a link budget to back up this assertion?

>Lets face it a 13cm downlink, valuable though it is, will only be
>received by the truly dedicated satellite enthusiast. It will not
>attract new people into satelite operation.

I guess that means nobody will ever buy 1.9 GHz PCS phones, not to
mention 12 GHz satellite television dishes. That digital microwave
stuff is just too inherently complex and elitist.

Phil


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