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Re: Why do satellites?



Dave

   I got the bug when I was young & remember waiting those days for John 
Glenn to ordit. I've been hooked every since with anything space related. 
Now as a licensed ham I can be part of the amateur sat experience.

73 Bruce KG4YEV

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave hartzell" <hartzell@gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 1:19 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Why do satellites?


> Why?
>
> Because sats are "beyond the ionosphere"...they represent that "next step"
> beyond the technology developed in the late 1800s...
>
> Working sats put me into the realm beyond the Earth, to a place that I 
> have
> only dreamt of visiting.
>
> And because space represents that "next frontier" that man is attempting 
> to
> endeavor.
>
> Amateurs have a place in the Great Beyond...it is not a place meant just 
> for
> a few select astronauts, but for all mankind.
>
> dave
> N0TGD
>
> --
> "Truth and technology will triumph over bullsh*t and bureaucracy!" - Rene
> Anselmo.
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