[amsat-bb] Re: [eu-amsat] AO-7 Distance Record.
rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 08:34:24 PDT 2007
John Hackett wrote:
> Hi Gents,
> Well, I'm with Thomas HB9SKA on this one.
> For a satellite QSO you need to calculate the distance from the transmitter
> to the receiver ... ie, Station A to the satellite concerned ... and from
> the satellite to station B ... then add them together to get the true
> distance the signal travels.
> Like Thomas says ... using the locator to locator measurement only gives the
> "terrestial" distance.
> 73 John. <la2qaa at amsat.org>
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No. What matters is how we have administered this in the past and we
must continue to do it that way so that we all operate on the same page.
I am ignorant of how this has been administered but I am adamantly
against changing the rules now if that is result of your suggestion.
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TAPR, Packrats, NJQRP, QRP ARCI, QCWA, FRC. ARRL SDR WG Chair
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else you're going to be locked up." Hunter S. Thompson
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