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Re: AMSAT UK P3E Lecture HEO vs GEO. and AMSAT-NAPriorities



However, it takes 3 Molniya orbit satellites for Sirius to provide 
continuous coverage of the U.S. XM uses 1 geostationary satellite.

73,

John
KD6OZH

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF" <nigel@ngunn.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 03:24 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT UK P3E Lecture HEO vs GEO. and AMSAT-NA 
Priorities


> Works OK for the US Sirius radio network with a period of approx 24 hours.
>
> John B. Stephensen wrote:
>  Molniya orbits aren't very useful to outside funders
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