[amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Wed Oct 31 13:00:52 PST 2007

Edward Cole wrote:
> Since most of the ham population is at mid-latitudes in the Northern 
> Hemisphere, coverage will not be an issue.  Those of us at high 
> northern latitudes will find that a Geostationary satellite is low on 
> the horizon.  

That reminds me of talking with someone, and then seeing still-shots of 
the satellite dishes deployed in Antarctica at McMurdo Station...

Very big high-gain antennas, pointed almost at the horizon.


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