[amsat-bb] Re: 10mtr and Galileo
brahn at woh.rr.com
Sun Sep 10 23:33:49 PDT 2006
John B. Stephensen wrote:
> The issue isn't technical, but regulatory. What will governments do
> worldwide in the next 20 years? We can't change frequencies once we get
> within 2 years of the first launch and must live with the choice for the
> life of both Eagle satellites. Should AMSAT spend their members money on two
> satellites that may become inacessible in the future or pick the safest
I.E., it is based on a perceived political climate. That's what I
thought, thank you and there is still no sound technical reason why the
politicians should prevail...sigh..but we know they follow no logic.
Wisdom has two parts:
1. having a lot to say; and
2. not saying it!
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