[amsat-bb] Re: Organised Chaos.

Dave Guimont dguimon1 at san.rr.com
Wed May 14 20:44:22 PDT 2008

>It is obvious that there is a whole generation of Leo-FM sat users 
>that are clueless of what ham radio on a Heo linear-tranponder is 
>like.  Although it must be harder than a cell phone since so many 
>cannot seem to figure out how to operate on the Leos...I would say 
>it is not "much" harder than using the local repeater.
>I offer an analogy:  Compare all the ham radio contacts that are 
>done on HF with the same number of folks trying to talk thru a 
>single FM repeater!  First it cannot be done; second the attempt 
>results in total chaos with "big fish" eating the little fishes!
>I am waiting for the next Heo and hoping it survives better than the last one.

Tnx, Ed....

I've received dozens of responses similar to yours...

I just hope AMASAT-NA is not "down the tubes" as is AO-51

            73, Dave, WB6LLO
                dguimon1 at san.rr.com

                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 

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