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Re: AO-54?



I hope you dont want to compare OSCAR-1 to suitsat because OSCAR-1 will 
crush suitsat in every way for so many reasons.

Greg N0ZHE
 amd yes I am serious.................


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert McGwier" <rwmcgwier@comcast.net>
To: "Greg Wycoff" <GREGWYCOFF@havilandtelco.com>
Cc: "David Goncalves" <davegoncalves@gmail.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 5:43 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-54?


> Okay.  I will go and get the carcass of Oscar-1 and remove the model from 
> the Smithsonian, since it was in a lower orbit and had a worse battery. 
> You cannot possibly be serious.
>
> Bob
>
>
>
> Greg Wycoff wrote:
>> suitsat is a good example as to why the "OSCAR number policy" 
>> http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/information/faqs/numbers.php  should go 
>> under a major overhaul, it is very broad and has no real requirments to 
>> be met. there is a big difference between an experiment that has a life 
>> of just a few weeks and a real amatuer radio transpounder that is 
>> expected to last for years providing communications voice or data. not 
>> trying to take anything away from suitsat because it was a great school 
>> project for the young students, and any exposer that amatuer radio can 
>> get is a good thing.
>>
>> Greg N0ZHE
>>
>
>
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> NJQRP/AMQRP, QRP ARCI, QCWA, FRC. ARRL SDR Wrk Grp Chairman
> Laziness is the number one inspiration for ingenuity.  Guilty as charged!
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