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RE: Re: AMSAT has a SECRET: why not 10m instead of V b and

Tony Langdon <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au> wrote:

>Agreed. The new bands are where it's at, but people need
>to have an accessible starting point into the hobby. In
>time, new technologies will make the microwave bands more
>accessible for beginners, but that's a while off.

To a first approximation, all hams are beginners at
microwaves, and the results on AO-40 so far suggest
that microwave operation is pretty accessible.

Just how much more accessible does it need to be?

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