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Re: Bill Ress - N6GHz - Board Candidate - OperatingSurvey

At Dayton I ask the folks what there plan was and they said there was
none. If it ain't right the
horse lied. 73's << John

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 1:45 AM, Edward Cole <kl7uw@acsalaska.net> wrote:
> At 02:34 AM 7/22/2008, you wrote:
>> James, I wont be investing in 3 gig equipment. If I had plenty of
>> money and lots of expertise all things would be possible. In the real
>> world it just don't work that way. You are trying to sell Amateur
>> Satellite service to the masses by offering them a chance to work
>> something that they can't use or afford. The time and expense that is
>> put into developing transponders that you can't buy a radio to work is
>> not practical. Do you know that Yaesu has withdrawn from the satellite
>> market?
> Where have you gotten this news?  The FT-847 is out of production but that
> does not mean they aren't working on new satellite rig.
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> 73, Ed - KL7UW              BP40iq, 6m - 3cm
> 144-EME: FT-847, mgf-1801, 4x-xp20, 185w
> http://www.kl7uw.com     AK VHF-Up Group
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