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Re: July 2001 President's Letter



On Friday 20 July 2001 11:56, laura halliday wrote in "Re: [amsat-bb] 
July 2001 President's Letter":

> Hams have cooperated to share resources since the beginning
> ("QRL?" "Is this frequency in use?"). We've used TDMA
> systems for years - nets wouldn't be possible otherwise.

...and UO-14 over the US East Coast might be considered "Extreme CDMA 
in a saturated channel". :-)...although the folks working half-duplex 
aren't in a good position for collision detection. ARISS packet doesn't 
even *pretend* to detect collisions.

Seriously, this needn't be a prohibitively complex or expensive 
undertaking, given currect levels of tech. There is certainly the 
requisite talent in the community to do it.    

 73 de Maggie K3XS

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