[amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4 versus Eagle

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL vlfiscus at mcn.net
Wed Dec 12 10:13:24 PST 2007

At 12:06 PM 12/12/07 +1100, Tony Langdon <vk3jed at gmail.com> wrote:
>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.

And when Intelsat decides to turn off power to your payload you're right 
back out in the cold again, unless you enjoy exchanging grids on Echo.


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