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Hi all: Where can I get some verbose shuttle keps?

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
Behalf Of George Henry
Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 1:45 PM
To: amsat bb
Subject: [amsat-bb] The REAL future of S-Band (was "Special AMSAT
dinner")

Actually, I suspect that 3 years from now, we will see 2.4 GHz thinning
out, 
as WiFi users migrate to the new latest-and-greatest products at 5.8 or 
higher.  We all know that the lifespan of your typical computer "widget"
is 
less than 5 years, and usually closer to 3.  Already, stores like Best
Buy 
and Circuit City are carrying way more 5.8 cordless phones than 2.4's...

and when was the last time you saw a 900 MHz version?  It wasn't that
long 
ago that THEY were the cutting edge cordless!

The same thing will happen with WiFi:  all the new laptops and PDA's
will 
come with the higher frequency cards, and users will be forced to
migrate 
upward.  You can take that to the bank!  So put S-band on Eagle - I
predict 
that it'll be wide open in 10 years, NOT a sewer.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 5:25 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Special AMSAT dinner


Three years from now when we have to suffer from a new round of
comlaints about 2.4 GHz QRM interfering with the P3E Sband
downlink, we could have a special AMSAT dinner.  The main entrée
might be crow.

<snip> 

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