[amsat-bb] Re: Full band transverters for satellite operations?

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 20:11:32 PDT 2007

At 12:24 PM 6/15/2007, Michael Tondee wrote:
>     I find myself kind of curious on the question of whether this will
>be a more or less economical way of satellite ops than a traditional
>satellite radio? For the moment I had to sell my gear and will be
>looking to dive back in about the time the HEO birds launch. I still
>have my computer, of course, and would love to go the SDR route when I
>set up again if it's economically feasible for me.

Well for me, the decision is a no brainer.  The most expensive part 
of the SDR is the PC, and I can make one or more available through 
the normal upgrade process here.  Also, SDRs tend to be easier to 
upgrade than traditional radios.  No going back to the store to buy a 
new rig, just download it! :)

73 de VK3JED

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