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Re: Newbies! Low cost U/S stations.






>From: Trevor <m5aka@yahoo.co.uk>
>To: "John Stephensen, KD6OZH" <kd6ozh@AMSAT.Org>, amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Newbies! Low cost U/S stations.
>Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 16:48:38 +0100 (BST)
>
>I don't believe you can get a mode U/S station
>for anything like the cost of a Mode A station
>and for hams in many parts of the world the UHF/SHF
>equipment thats readily available in the States is
>simply unobtainable.
>Mode A sats are still needed and will be for many
>years to come.
>
>However, on the subject of low cost U/S stations
>has anyone thought of writing an article for QST
>describing how to get on U/S with a shoe-string budget ?
>
>Trevor M5AKA
>
Steve Ford (who is I think one of the best writers at ARRL) has more or less 
done it...but he did leave a challenge about "how low can you go" and a 
cuople of us are trying to perfect that...

Robert
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