[amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4 versus Eagle
vk3jed at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 17:06:56 PST 2007
At 11:21 AM 12/12/2007, Patrick McGrane wrote:
>Merry Christmas to all my fellow space enthusiasts
>Nice to see some informative Big Picture discussion here.
>For all its worth; I believe a cooperative effort with an
>established satellite builder incorporating an auxilliary payload
>makes more sense than an independant effort with more complexity and cost.
Agreed, more efficient use of resources.
>Who really would'nt want a geosynchronise transponder?
One? Probably not (odds are it would be parked over the Atlantic, a
useless location from here). 2 or 3? Definitely (global coverage,
except near the poles).
73 de VK3JED
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