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Re: 13 Satellite are amateur satellites



>>> "Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/KC8NHF" <nigel@ngunn.net> 06/02/06 1:38 PM >>>
>> "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...

There is nothign wrong with having paid profesionals build
amateur satellites.   Kenwood, Icom and Yeasu are all professional 
radio builders.  The amateur rules apply to the operation of
the satellite, nothing at all to do with the construction.

de WB4APR, Bob
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