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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.


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