[amsat-bb] Re: 10mtr and Galileo

Bruce Rahn 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
> frequencies?
> 73,
> John

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.


Bruce Rahn

Wisdom has two parts:
1.  having a lot to say; and
2.  not saying it!

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