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Re: Echo??



At 09:51 AM 5/28/2004 -0400, VEFRH@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 5/28/2004 7:58:33 AM Eastern Standard Time,
va3bjd@rac.ca 
>writes:
>Is ECHO a secret project? Considering the amount of PR  and Project 
>announcements it appears to be secret. Is it still launching on  June 
>29?  How did the Launch fund grow so  fast?
>
>73
>Barry
>Hi Barry,
>No, it is not secret, you should know that!
>Launch window  is still starts June 29th, actual date of launch depends on 
>the  Russians.
>Launch fund grew thanks to  the generosity of members at  Dayton and an 
>anonymous donor who matched dollar for dollar.
>Any more questions?   
>Robin Haighton VE3FRH
>President AMSAT
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...and to add two-cents:
There is a very informative article on Echo in this month's issue of CQ-VHF
listing the modes and frequencies planned for operation along with a
construction progress report...also available in the Amsat Journal (for
members)!

73s, Ed - AL7EB
#3212, Alaska Coord


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