[amsat-bb] Re: New Satellite Downlink?

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Aug 30 06:32:53 PDT 2010

> And isn't the idea that we are authorised to 
> experiment with these satellites, now that 
> the US Navy is no longer using them?

Let me correct the record.  We have no such authority.

We are simply looking at how one might use such a limited 500
byte broadcast message capability IF-and-only-IF such access
were somehow possible.  That's why I like the idea of finding a
use in disaster communications, where a proposal might have some

Bob, Wb4APR

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