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Re: R: Idea about an P4A (Moon relay station)




HI Domenico,
You have missed the point! The idea is not to put it in LEO because it is 
easier, but to put it on the moon because it is *harder*

Meeting the challenge is the point!!!


Norm, VK2XCI


At 02:14 AM 7/1/02 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi William PE1RAH,
>
>It do not  make sense to put a repeater on the moon just for the simple
>reason that it's more simple and cheap to put it into an earth orbit.
>
>73" de i8CVS Domenico
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: William Leijenaar <pe1rah@hotmail.com>
>To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Sent: Sunday, June 30, 2002 11:58 PM
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Idea about an P4A (Moon relay station)
>
>
> > Hi AMSATs,
> >
> > this weekend I was at the HAM RADIO in Friedrichshafen (Germany) and I did
> > ofcourse visit the AMSAT-DL stand. I have met many satellite amateurs and
> > discussed about many space topics.
> >
> > I did also spoke with Karl Meinzer about an P4 (moon) station, and he
>agreed
> > with me that it is technically possible to have an amateur station working
> > on the moon surface.


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