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Re: Repeators in Space



Maybe there is some possibuility to let the signal`s go faster........
But if it is being built,they may make it a manned station.
I would not mind patching you through.....

Chris RWE  Radio Western Europe

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Howland" <showland9@home.com>
To: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2001 10:28 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Repeators in Space


>
> Hope to get some comment going about this , but I have been wondering :
how
> long did it take a signal to reach the moon from earth or vice versa
during
> the Apollo missions ?  As well, how long does it take a signal to reach
our
> Mars probes and landers that we have had ?  Do you think it might be
> possible in future missions to place machines in space that would act as
> repeaters between distant places so that we might cut or eliminate the
time
> that it takes for a signal to reach earth ?  From listening to Sputnik 41
,
> I understand that there were amazing things that could be done with just
500
> miliwatts while it was in our orbit.  Just think what we might do with
such
> a "space buoy " like a 30 or 50 watt-er placed between us and some distant
> location.
> Every dream has to be born some place.  These are the thoughts that lead
to
> invention, don't you think ?
>     73' and Merry Christmas
>      de ' KF4FQT
>
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