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Re: Communication thru P5-A



Good question!

C'mon guys... let's keep it civil!

73,

Paul W4SKI

At 08:30 AM 8/28/02 -0800, you wrote:
>Whatever happened to civil discourse and mutual respect?
>73,
>Joe
>WL7M
>
>At 01:14 AM 28-08-2002, CLVANCIL@aol.com wrote:
>>You have been wrong and don't simply fess up and mound BS on BS.  What
>>convinces you of anything has little merit with me.  And I hope others will
>>bother to read both those PDF files and actual comprehend the meaning and not
>>take your BS for truth.
>>
>>I don't believe you knew Mars' location without looking it up for one moment!
>>
>>The Viking Orbiter transmitter outputed 30 watts, MGS outputs 25 watts and MO
>>outputs about 20 watts, so 50 watts with a big dish is important.  And this
>>is baseline.  If they fly it with advanced solar panels or increase the
>>square area of the cells it will be closer to the 100 watts.  But as you are
>>a neo-luddite (with non of the "rightness" of luddites) I don't believe for a
>>second you care.  Robert, go stick your head back into the dirt, where it
>>belongs.
>>
>>--Chris Vancil
>>
>>In a message dated 8/27/02 8:05:01 PM EST, cvn65vf94@msn.com writes:
>>
>> > Chris.
>> >
>> >  You would guess wrong.  I said that I read both of them before posting
>>what
>> >  I did and I read them when they first came out which convinced me of the
>> >  folly of the thing.
>> >
>> >  I knew where Mars was for a couple of reasons.  I generally have a pretty
>> >  good idea at anyone time of where the planets are.  It comes from an
>> >  interest in astronomy and its the sailor thing (in a crunch we know 
>> how to
>> >  navigate by them).  We were at the pool the other night and someone asked
>> >  what time it was and I got it to within 10 minutes by looking up at the
>> >  stars.
>> >
>> >  It will be curious to see if they can use the 20 meter one.  The plans
>>call
>> >  for 100 watt transmitters that are only 50 at Mars.  That would still 
>> be a
>> >  "LOT".  AS I recall Viking had 20 (and a 1.5 meter dish)watt transmitter.
>> >  50 will be  "qro".
>> >
>> >
>> >  Robert
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