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Re: S band, experience from UK



Les:

Less massive and less expensive than AO-40.   P3E is less massive than 
Eagle.

Bob
N4HY

sco@sco-inc.com wrote:
> Please correct me if I am wrong. But AO-40 did not fail because of 
> poor engineering workmanship. It failed because of HUMAN ERROR in the 
> preparation of the satellite for launch. Are you saying that P3E will 
> cost more to build and to launch than Eagle?
>
> Les W4SCO
>
> At 03:47 AM 9/10/2006, you wrote:
>   
>> Since we want to do only one engine burn, Eagle will be at a lower elevation
>> and WiFi interference will be greater than for P3E -- especially for users
>> in Alaska. Consequently, Eagle is also lighter and less expensive and less
>> likely to explode.
>>
>> 73,
>>
>> John
>> KD6OZH
>>
>>     


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