[amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4
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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