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Re: JUly 2001 President's Letter



Hello Anthony, Phil and All,

Thank you for your reply and comments.

- Is there a site that you recommend to read for the better understanding
of Phil's proposal, if possible including the software needed to run the system.
regards

Nicolaus Sallay
E-mail : n.sallay@internext.com.br
----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Monteiro" <aa2tx@mediaone.net>
To: "Nicolaus Sallay" <n.sallay@internext.com.br>; <karn@ka9q.net>;
<amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 9:23 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] JUly 2001 President's Letter


> Nick raises an interesting point.
>
> Where I live (the People's Republic of Massachusetts,)
> putting up any serious antenna (AO-10 class) is a major headache.
> Heck, it took me 3 years to get the environmental permits
> to put up silly little deck over my driveway!
>
> For me, anything that reduces the size of antennas is a
> huge help. On the other hand CPU power is cheap and even
> specialized hardware is not a problem.
>
> While not everywhere in the US is quite as restrictive,
> many hams here in the US DO have to live with these
> problems.
>
> As Nick suggested, the same may be NOT be true in other countries
> where hardware is restricted by tarrifs, import restrictions etc.
> On the other hand TDMA is not exactly an exotic technology and
> and if most of the processing can be done in software, it sure sounds
> like a winner to me for (almost) everyone.
>
> Tony AA2TX
> ---
>
> At 07:56 AM 7/25/01 -0400, Nicolaus Sallay wrote:
>


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