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Re: Phase 4 versus Eagle



At 11:21 AM 12/12/2007, Patrick McGrane wrote:
>Merry Christmas to all my fellow space enthusiasts
>
>Nice to see some informative Big Picture discussion here.
>
>For all its worth;  I believe a cooperative effort with an 
>established  satellite builder incorporating an auxilliary payload 
>makes more sense than an independant effort with more complexity and cost.

Agreed, more efficient use of resources.


>Who really would'nt want a geosynchronise transponder?

One?  Probably not (odds are it would be parked over the Atlantic, a 
useless location from here).  2 or 3?  Definitely (global coverage, 
except near the poles).

73 de VK3JED
http://vkradio.com

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