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Fw: Longevity-sat proposal



I omitted the reflector on this message.  Here is my post to Daniel.

Ken

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "kgshutt" <kgshutt@cox.net>
To: "Daniel Schultz" <n8fgv@usa.net>
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 8:03 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Longevity-sat proposal


> Do we really want a satellite for our grandchildren?  I recall a recent
> discussion on 'satellite spectrum pollution'.  The concern was lack of a
> method to shutdown a satellite when it was no longer useful.  AO-10 and
AO-7
> are very interesting but too many like these could be a problem.
>
> 73 de Ken - K5GUU
> Amsat NA LM-1565
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Daniel Schultz" <n8fgv@usa.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 9:37 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Longevity-sat proposal
>
>
> > Cathryn Mataga wrote:
> >
> > "Simply, can we make a satellite that our grandchildren could use?"
> >
> > A more important question: Can we make grandchildren who will want to
use
> a
> > satellite? Every attempt I have made to get the younger generation
> interested
> > in radio or satellites has fallen on deaf ears: "but Uncle Dan, we don't
> need
> > that stuff, the internet is so much more cool...."
> >
> > Dan Schultz N8FGV
> >
> >
> >
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