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Re: The Eagle has died.



----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Oler" <cvn65vf94@msn.com>
To: <kc6uqh@cox.net>; <domenico.i8cvs@tin.it>; <vk6xh@arach.net.au>;
<amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Cc: <iz1dsj@sparks.it>
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 4:56 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: The Eagle has died.

> If Eagle dies, so does technoloigy for AMSAT, and the Amateur Radio
> Community!
>
> What is next? Quenched Arc? Spark? 200 KHz and down?
>
> Art ,
> KC6UQH
>
> Hello Art.

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> I close with this thought.  Instead of Oscar 40, had the community gotten
> two more Oscar 13's.  Pretty plain jane birds with not a lot of gizmos and
> Amsat engineers would have had to have been content with reinventing the
> wheel...but say instead of AO-40 as a pile of junk we had two more Oscar
> 13's that worked.
>
> Dont you think it would have been a better deal then we got?  Do you think
> that there would have been more or less people involved in HEO
> communications?
>
> I think more...and I think that is a good thing.
>
> Robert G. Oler WB5MZO/portable Life member AMSAT ARRL and a few other
> organizatiions.

I agree Robert

Much more content satellite users with reinventing the wheel !

Look at many are actually operating CW and SSB on OSCAR-7 , FO-29 and
VO-52 waiting for the next viable HEO

73" de

i8CVS Domenico



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