[amsat-bb] Re: Considerate satellite operations behavior.

John Geiger aa5jg at fidmail.com
Tue Feb 22 17:28:22 PST 2011

If you don't like the FM satellites, instead of complaining that we need 
more linear satellites (like I have seen suggested), HOW ABOUT USING THE 
ONES WE HAVE??  VO52 is an excellent satellite and it is hardly overcrowded, 
at least in the US.  Many times there is only one or two stations on it.

73s John AA5JG

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "i8cvs" <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>
To: "Amsat - BBs" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>; "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" 
<vlfiscus at mcn.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 11:23 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Considerate satellite operations behavior.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus at mcn.net>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 7:56 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Considerate satellite operations behavior.
>> Turn Off all the FM birds.   ;-)
>> No, we told them a dozen times already.  Stop building FM crap, and do a
>> HEO or at least as minimums, LEO's with linear transponders and
>> Vuala!   Problem solved.  But no, they are committed to Fox now, which
>> mean more whining.
>> Anyone remember this degree of whining back when there was a HEO?
> Hi Vince, KB7ADL
> To get an idea of  the high technical quality QSO's on HEO satellites
> with not this degree of  "whining" like  novadays on the FM  LEO birds
> I suggest to read the old AMSAT-BB messages available in the archive
> beginning  from the early 2000 to 2004 when AO40 was alive and well.
> Here is the address:
> http://www.amsat.org/amsat/archive/amsat-bb/index.html
> Pulling for P3-E ! !
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
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