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Re: This Weekend in Minneapolis: Central States VHF S ociety Meeting



This is incorrect.  It is a bi-directional allocation.

73's
Bob
N4HY

Tony Langdon (ATC) wrote:
>> I liked the C-C rider concept, but I like the S1/C 
>> transponder proposal as 
>> well.  Recently I purchased a 50W amplifier and PSU for 2.4GHz from 
>> decommissioned MMDS equipment at less than US$100.  With my 2.4GHz 
>> transverter I am half ready.   I haven't seen any equipment as 
>> cheap/available for a 5.65GHz uplink compared to 2.4GHz. 
>>     
>
> I thought 2.4 GHz was space --> earth only, so setting up for an uplink
> there would be a waste of time and money.  2.4GHz Tx gear would be for
> terrestrial use only.
>
>   
>> I too would like to see a mode U/S2 transponder.  As I live 
>> in a rural 
>> location, I couldn't comment on how noisy 3.4GHz is in our 
>> cities.  2.4GHz is 
>> still usable here.   
>>     
>
> 2.4 GHz is _very_ noisy in Melbourne.  Wireless LANs alone can be picked up
> almost anywhere, let alone all the other cordless gadgets out there.
>
>   


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