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Re: POSAT MODE -YOUR SAY



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John W Lee" <k6yk@juno.com>
To: <jtowler@xtra.co.nz>
Cc: <pushbiker2004@yahoo.co.uk>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 07, 2005 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] POSAT MODE -YOUR SAY


> I always wonder WHAT IS THIS DATA  that everybody is
> sending thru the birds?  I can't imagine that much need for message
> traffic, and
> at  38 KBaud? 
> . 
> 
> 73, 
> John K6YK
> 
> On Sat, 6 Aug 2005 20:24:57 +1200 "jtowler" <jtowler@xtra.co.nz> writes:
> > I vote for any of:
> > 
> > A) Full-time Voice mode, or
> > 
> > B) Shared Data and Voice, but a regular schedule that does not need 
> > constant
> > checking of a web site ...
> > 
> > But NOT for:
> > 
> > C) Full-Time data.
> > 
> > My wish would be for ISS to also be (A) or (B) per above.
> > 
> > In due course, when P-3E and/or Eagle etc provide additional Voice, 
> > I'd feel
> > more happy to then support AO-51, POSAT, ISS etc to be a little more 
> > devoted
> > to data.
> > 
> > Bottom line: If I want to move lots of data, I use the Internet. But 
> > I want
> > to talk Voice on the sats.
> > 
> > However, I also support some data on the sats for those that wish 
> > it, and
> > enjoy it etc ...
> > 
> > My 5 cents ...
> > 
> > Jim Towler, ZL1TYF
> > Wellington
> > New Zealand.
> > 
> > Member: AMSAT New Zealand.
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