[amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4

Patrick Green pagreen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 19:14:50 PST 2007

The best part of this is the *rotorless* antenna setup needed to work.
Also, if you are in a condo, it looks just like a satellite dish ;-).  I
definitely see membership growing because of this.  Just need to buy the
expensive SSB rig, amps, transverters, etc..

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

On 10/30/07, sco at sco-inc.com <sco at sco-inc.com> wrote:
> Are you kidding?
> Eagle costs millions for us to launch P4 lite is FREE?
> Phase 4 will have 400 watts of power given to us for FREE for 15 years.
> Phase 4 will have engine and fuel and ground control station keeping
> in a geo sat position for FREE for 15 years.
> All we need to do is build the transponder and enjoy the free ride
> ... and not to even go begging to find a ride.
> Phase 4 to me should have absolute priority over Eagle, at least for
> the first P4 (I assume there may be more in the future?).
> Les W4SCO

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