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RE: major AMSAT outreach project



The ISS is a satellite with amateur radio equipment on-board.  This includes
equipment for communicating with the crew as well as the repeater.

In terms of having an orbiting repeater capability, the ISS likely offers
quite a bargain in terms of cost.  I'm quite certain that AMSAT's monetary
investment in ARISS considerably less than what it would take to build and
launch a fleet of LEO and HEO satellites.

73, Ken N2WWD




-----Original Message-----
From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
Behalf Of Greg Wycoff
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 4:04 PM
To: Dave Guimont
Cc: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] major AMSAT outreach project


Hi Dave
One would think if AMSAT spent more time/money focused on building
satellites that AMSAT would have a fleet of them up there LEO and HEO. after
all thats why I became a member, thinking that AMSAT put satellites in orbit
not to educate Joe Blows kids on ISS.

73 Greg N0ZHE


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
To: "Greg Wycoff" <GREGWYCOFF@havilandtelco.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] major AMSAT outreach project


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>>Is AMSAT spending membership dues on NASA project (ARISS) or is this
>>outreach program funded by direct donations like the satellite program
>>(EAGLE). if membership dues are being used for this why? ----
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> Gregg, I've asked the same question on here several time, and never did
> get an answer???
>
> I'm GUESSING that AMSAT money is being spent on ARISS; and maybe that is
> why we never get an answer...Money down the tubes, in my opinion...
>
> ARRL does all the hype about it, I also wonder how much they are
> contributing to that pot..If they are the staunch supporters, they should
> assume the whole project......
>
>
>
>            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                    Disagree: I learn....
>
>
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