[amsat-bb] Re: S band and Eagle: an appeal for a higher level discussion

Luc Leblanc VE2DWE lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Thu Sep 7 18:26:53 PDT 2006

On 7 Sep 2006 at 19:06, Bruce Robertson wrote:

>As I understand it, the Eagle design team have used standard predictions of
>801.11 usage to determine mathematically that by the time of launch the
>radio environment will simply not support reliable communications.

I probably missed something here! Can you guide us where we can read what make's you "understand 
it" Why all the new Wi-FI device in all the electronic/computer stores around us here in QC are 
actually migrating towards 5.2ghz and higher? I was in Miami FL in July and i observed the same 

>But I can assess an argument, and the responses so far have not been nearly as rigorous. 
>They have amounted to "works for me", which I think misses the point. 

Have you been on AO-51 last week where U/S mode was on? I was and i can tell you there is 
absolutely no interference who prevent me to hear and make contacts without any problem..That's 
what i called rigorous testing... Use it test it and speak about what you know not on what you hear 
about. I am not trying to second guessing anyone here!

>Please, please, those of you who are qualified and competent and hold the
>opposing opinion, take the design committee at their word and assess their
>work, check their assumptions, present cogent opposing arguments. 

Again show us where you read/hear "the design committee words" as rigorous you approach seems to be 
here is the way to prove it to us. I am not the one who blindly believe, and even more when we 
speak about AMSAT-NA...

The medium is the message...The content is the audience...;)

Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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