[amsat-bb] Re: Planning for the future, downconverter options.

Michael Tondee mat_62 at netcommander.com
Mon Sep 11 13:33:12 PDT 2006

 At the rate things seem to be going.  I would avoid planning anything 
for the future until the designers figure out exactly what it is they want.
 I planned for the future a year ago and bought a dish and AIDC 3731 for 
S band. Now according to the "experts", it's going to be useless in a 
short while!
Michael, W4HIJ
AMsat # 36017

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
> As Eagle won't have S band downlinks, I'd like to know if there is 
> something simple out there that I can use in place of my AIDC 3731 
> downconverter to receive the higher frequencies on my 3' dish.  I'd like 
> something low cost, compact and simple like the transystems units were.

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