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Re: JUly 2001 President's Letter



Hi all...Even more reason now for us to get the ARRL to strongly support
the idea that 2400 to 2404 be a PRIMARY allocation for ham radio.  Those
talks are going on right now!   Cliff K7RR




On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, John Stephensen, KD6OZH wrote:

> I like the set of frequencies proposed. 2400-2404 MHz is the best place for
> downlinks from HEO satellites and plans for a continuing series of
> satellites will encourage users and manufacturers to invest in equipment.
> The 2-meter beacon was surprising at first, but it makes sense to put
> narrowband downlinks intended for use with omnidirectional antennas on a
> lower frequency.
> 
> I am looking forward to hearing more about the TDMA transponder. I hope that
> it will support high user data rates that are not possible on HF. A mode
> similar to SSTV but 10 times faster might attract more users to satellites
> and digital communication.
> 
> 73,
> 
> John
> KD6OZH
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dan James" <nn0dj@wiktel.com>
> To: "'Amsat BB'" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, 19 July 2001 09:09 UTC
> Subject: [amsat-bb] JUly 2001 President's Letter
> 
> 
> > SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-200.01
> > JULY 2001 PRESIDENT'S LETTER
> 
> 
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