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Re: RE:Is AO-07 the oldest?



> It looks like ATS-3 is still be used to communicate with Antartica.
> It was launched in 1967.

It seems the NSF would benefit greatly from having a transponder on a
Molniya satellite that had an inclination toward the south. If the ham
community could build such a satellite and also put amateur transponders on
it, it would appear to be a win-win. I would venture to guess that hams
could build and launch a satellite for what NSF is paying for their lease
for the GOES-3 or LES satellites.

Howie AB2S

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