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Re: FM on ssb/cw designed hamsats



Hrm...for digital birds we have GO-32 and AO-51 (depending in schedules).   I guess if you include ARISS/PCSATs the number goes up...but the ISS can do FM voice ops, too.

I think we'll all agree, we need more of EVERY kind of satellite :)

73,

Mark N8MH

At 10:08 PM 11/24/2005 +0000, John Geiger wrote:
>Many LEO satellites?  I count 5: FO29 (not an FM bird), SO51, AO27
>(erratic), AO51, and VO52. Maybe AO7 when it is on.  If anything, we have
>more digital sats than FM ones.
>
>73s John NE0P
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Scott Avery WA6LIE" <wa6lie@msn.com>
>To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.ORG>; "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
>Sent: Thursday, November 24, 2005 8:15 PM
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FM on ssb/cw designed hamsats
>
>
>> Dave,
>>
>> I guess the only way you can correct ignorance is to educate.
>> AMSAT does a great job of this.
>> http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/information/faqs/ is a good place to start.
>> Are there not enough FM repeater birds already?
>> I look forward to the CW/SSB HEO satellites. There are MANY LEOs
>> to use at this time, and most seem to be FM repeaters.. HI
>>
>> 73, and Happy Thanksgiving to our USA friends.
>>
>> Scott WA6LIE
>> GO P3E!
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
>> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>> Sent: Thursday, November 24, 2005 9:43 AM
>> Subject: [amsat-bb] FM on ssb/cw designed hamsats
>>
>>
>> > Amateur radio is all about sharing.  And fortunately it mostly is.
>> >
>> > And ANYONE that even suggests using FM on other than birds designed FOR
>FM
>> > is certainly countermanding that ideal, and being extremely selfish
>> > proposing that usage.
>> >
>> > Thanks a million, Drew, for your insight....I hope they are able to
>> > understand it!!
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >             73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>> >                     Disagree: I learn....
>> >
>> >                Pulling for P3E...
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