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R: Re: Moon-based amateur radio transponder




----- Original Message -----
From: Piero Calvi-Parisetti <pcalvi@bluewin.ch>
To: Daniel Schultz <n8fgv@usa.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 10:10 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Moon-based amateur radio transponder


> My question is - what would happen (in terms of popularity) if we added 20
> or 30 dB to the EME equation by using a transponder and gain antennas on
> the moon?
>
> .
>
> 73, Piero HB9DSU
>
> *** Music, ham radio and more - www.qsl.net/hb9dsu ***

Hello Piero,

It does not make sense  to put a transponder on the moon just for the simple
reason that it's more simple and cheap and effective to put it into earth
orbit.

73" de i8CVS Domenico


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