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Re: more cubesats



What about people that cannot afford to spend thousands of dollars for a
station to use AO-40 or others.

Brian AE6GN


On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 16:28:47 -0400 "John Wilcox / NS1Z" <ns1z@gwi.net>
writes:
> I agree, we need people who are opposed to the myopic FM vision to 
> get out
> there and fully educate students to the benefits of multi user 
> satellite
> resources. They can't appreciate what they are not aware of!
> 
> Like a lot of new licensees who only see FM repeaters and think THAT 
> is what
> Amateur Radio is. They try FM, see how boring it is (I mean, what's 
> the
> challenge to copying the local repeater??) and give up the hobby.
> 
> No challenge = no excitement. If everyone can do it (handheld into 
> an
> orbiting repeater) then what is the big deal?? Well there isn't one, 
> is
> there...
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> 
>  then GO GET
> INVOLVED at a school or university near you and lend a hand.  THe 
> seeds
> have to be planted and nurtured.
> 
> 
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