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Re: AO-54?

On Feb 8, 2006, at 2:55 PM, Tony Langdon wrote:

>> You might get a few useful orbits out of a configuration like that,
>> although you'd need a radio that can transmit on the downlink more or
>> less continuously (UHF up and VHF down might be easier on the finals
>> thermally) .. bear in mind that you can absolutely positively count
> Also, VHF down would allow the possibility of a low power (100-500  
> mW downlink), further easing the load on the finals.  UHF up would  
> minimise pirate QRM on the uplink.

Thought about that too, another reason for my suggestion.  ;-)

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