[amsat-bb] Re: S band downlink on P3E

Félim Doyle M3HIM Felim.M3HIM at ntlworld.com
Wed Sep 6 23:21:11 PDT 2006

I was sorry to hear that too (the same week I bought a Cal. Amp. 2.4GHz
downconverter). It might be a noisy band but how much can it cost to put the
kit on the bird anyway? Even if it is not in regular scheduled use, at least
it will be there when (or rather if) another downlink fails.

73 de

Félim M3HIM
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joseph Trombino Jr" <w2kj at bellsouth.net>
To: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 10:49 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] S band downlink on P3E

> Disappointed to find out that there will not be an S band downlink on
> Will there be an S band downlink on the P3E bird???
> Sure hate having to fork over more money each time a new satellite goes up
> because previous up/downlinks are not being used anymore....makes me wish
> for more mode A LEO birds (grin)
>                                     73, Joe W2KJ
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