[amsat-bb] Re: S band downlink on P3E
Félim Doyle M3HIM
Felim.M3HIM at ntlworld.com
Thu Sep 7 11:13:21 PDT 2006
But if you were a true conspiracy theorist your message would not have made
it this far. Some of mine didn't - and I'm no anarchist
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Goncalves" <davegoncalves at gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 4:27 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: S band downlink on P3E
> I love these messages; I really can't get enough of them. They really
> brighten my day.
> If Luc and AMSAT would bind these into a book, I'd buy it. I'd call it
> AMSAT Anthology of Conspiracy".
> Luc, keep on doing what you are doing.
> Dave W1EUJ
> > Disappointed to find out that there will not be an S band downlink on
> > Eagle
> > >
> > > Will there be an S band downlink on the P3E bird???
> > >
> > > Sure hate having to fork over more money each time a new satellite
> > up
> > > because previous up/downlinks are not being used anymore....makes me
> > wish
> > > for more mode A LEO birds (grin)
> > >
> > > 73, Joe W2KJ
> > Another bad move by AMSAT-NA... I don't know if they look at their
> > survey about their
> > members opinions here? Probably not could be some one will wake up from
> > lethargy at the next
> > symposium and voices opinions about the maintaining of mode S.
> > If AMSAT-NA is building sats in close circle they just have to openly
> > admitted it even if admission
> > is not a very spoken word they can at least give some explanations on
> > their facts who leads them to
> > scrap mode S?
> > Interference? even if they wants to go higher at the time eagle will be
> > space the higher
> > frequencies will be as crowded as 2.4 actually. We actually see some
> > decreased in 2.4 ghz apparatus
> > as the public always want the most recent goodies even FRS/GMRS are
> > to 5.2 ghz.
> > Suggestion: At the next AMSAT-NA 2006 Space Symposium it will
> > to voices opinions to the
> > BOD asking them to maintain as planned the mode S.
> > Just to pointed out on a 2005 AMSAT-NA Dayton Hamvention Jim Sanford
> > WB4GCS made a presentation on
> > eagle project and he said i quote " S band will be our bread and butter
> > the downlink" a
> > prototype of L/S and C/S where planned for the 2005 Symposium at that
> > time.
> > He also mention that the C/C project in on a bleeding edge technology
> > (read experimental) and they
> > where not too sure if they will even be able to make it.
> > Why the C/C band project? he let go this " this will permit some folks
> > use it from their
> > balcony" the cat goes out the bag AGAIN the same ECHO mindings are
> > resurecting...The guy with an HT
> > will be able to make it without using a huge antenna!
> > We will never be able to get rid of this obsession and you know now why
> > they want to move up? The
> > guy who live on a balcony is living in an apartment complex where S band
> > in unusable. Here is why
> > the C/C project come up. How many actual sat operator are living in
> > apartments? the majority of
> > some of them?
> > Here is the whole logics behind this mode S scrapping. If you read a bit
> > behind the lines you will
> > see he speak about P3E where mode S will be present and he confirm some
> > collaboration between both
> > teams. He also say some of the Eagle builders are funding their own
> > project. From this since 2005
> > we can only see the builders behind the C/C project pushing so hard to a
> > point to get the money
> > previously intended for the 2 S mode TX redirected to their C/C project.
> > Who is driving AMSAT-NA an hollow BOD? an hollow president? Or a third
> > builders manipulating wing
> > who blackmail the BOD?
> > None of them? I let the conclusion yours!
> > P.S.To the BOD its not the best way to attract new members or convince
> > those who leave to rejoin!
> > "-"
> > The medium is the message...The content is the audience...;)
> > Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
> > Skype VE2DWE
> > www.qsl.net/ve2dwe
> > Former AMSAT-NA coordonnator and member.
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> David Goncalves
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