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RE: Oscar 7



Tom Clark \(W3IWI\) writes:

> Therefore uplinking to
> AO-7 is possibly illegal since the ASS is not permitted at 432.1 MHz!

Happy days (for most of us dinosaurs).

Even at that time 432.15 was outside the "normal" satellite band. One G
station asked the British regulatory authorities if it was legal and was
told NO. So he was the only G who was legally banned from using it; the 
rest of us would have pleaded ignorance if arraigned - but no-one was.

Just goes to show that, when the rules are delightfully vague, clarification
isn't always a good idea. "When ignorance is bliss ..."

73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188

          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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