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Re: 13 Satellite are amateur satellites

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> "These amateur satellites are not the typical communications
> transponder satellites that the amateur radio community is
> accustomed to, but are experimental amateur satellites called
> cubesats built by students at universities..."
Correct if what you mean by "amateur satellites" is satellites built 
other than by professional satellite builders but if they are to use
frequencies allocated to the aAmateur service then at least some of the 
students/builders should hold Amateur Radio licenses.
Perhaps obtaining the license should be part of their corriculum.

Nigel A. Gunn. 59 Beadlemead, Milton Keynes, MK6 4HF, England. 
Tel +44 (0)1908 604004       mobile +44 (0)7765 471661
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