[amsat-bb] Re: The Eagle has died.
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Thu Sep 14 07:58:00 PDT 2006
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From: "Robert Oler" <cvn65vf94 at msn.com>
To: <kc6uqh at cox.net>; <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>; <vk6xh at arach.net.au>;
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Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 4:56 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: The Eagle has died.
> If Eagle dies, so does technoloigy for AMSAT, and the Amateur Radio
> What is next? Quenched Arc? Spark? 200 KHz and down?
> Art ,
> Hello Art.
> I close with this thought. Instead of Oscar 40, had the community gotten
> two more Oscar 13's. Pretty plain jane birds with not a lot of gizmos and
> Amsat engineers would have had to have been content with reinventing the
> wheel...but say instead of AO-40 as a pile of junk we had two more Oscar
> 13's that worked.
> Dont you think it would have been a better deal then we got? Do you think
> that there would have been more or less people involved in HEO
> I think more...and I think that is a good thing.
> Robert G. Oler WB5MZO/portable Life member AMSAT ARRL and a few other
I agree Robert
Much more content satellite users with reinventing the wheel !
Look at many are actually operating CW and SSB on OSCAR-7 , FO-29 and
VO-52 waiting for the next viable HEO
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