[amsat-bb] Re: JUBILEE and other frustrations

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Thu May 29 01:45:43 PDT 2008

I agree.

An orbiting telemetry transmitter is of little use to very few and on no use to the majority.

John Wright wrote:

> There seems to be a proliferation of satellites using the Amateur 
> bands as cheap down link frequencies,  and using Radio Amateurs as a 
> cheap way of collecting their data. It is MY personal belief that a 
> satellite should only use our hard-earned and much coveted 
> frequencies if they REALLY do carry an Amateur Radio payload... I.E. 
> a Transponder! 

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