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Re: ECHO Voice operations



Greeting's!  How many stations do you figure you can check-in in a ten
minute period?  I would think it would tie up the
bird with everyone calling a net control station and at that point only the
operators with the "Big Rigs" would make it in.

Gary D Jones  KB0OFD  EM36kq
kb0ofd@earthlink.net



> [Original Message]
> From: Anthony Monteiro <aa2tx@comcast.net>
> To: Robert Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Date: 7/30/2004 3:08:59 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ECHO Voice operations
>
> Have to agree with Bob here,
>
> I don't usually bother with FM satellites because they seem like
> a complete waste of time but if it was operated as a directed net,
> I probably would check in as it would seem a lot more
> usefull and be a lot less like a zoo.
>
> Tony AA2TX
>
> At 02:50 PM 7/30/2004 -0400, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>
> > >>> Emily Clarke <w0eec@AMSAT.Org> 7/30/04 12:24:50 PM >>>
> > >I would be against this.... trying to do it on a single channel
> > >FM satellite, while seeming idealistic and feasible, seems
> > >to be a simple answer to a complex issue (human nature).
> >
> >I think I can offer some amplifying remarks::
> >
> >1)  I would argue that it is a -simple- answer but it is also
> >a -simple- problem too.  Only one person can talk at a time
> >on an FM net and that is what Directed nets have always
> >been about solving.
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