[amsat-bb] Re: Vanishing Hams
kl7uw at acsalaska.net
Sat Jul 19 23:29:30 PDT 2008
At 04:17 PM 7/19/2008, Daniel Schultz wrote:
>Someone proposed having internet "listen only" remote gateways so that
>newcomers could get a taste of satellite operation before obtaining their own
>equipment. We could go one better and devise a scheme that would allow
>transmit access to holders of valid amateur licenses. That would allow them to
>get on the satellites without a big investment in radio gear.
>Dan Schultz N8FGV
This sounds very much like what the IRLP interface does. Perhaps a
variation would provide just such an interface. DTMF tones could
control frequnecy shifts in steps or other functions on the radio.
Interesting idea. I have seen other interactive internet controlled
activities for high-tech. access. Definitely provides access for
those who cannot obtain such equipment on a personal level.
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