[amsat-bb] Re: Geostationary Satellites

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 15:57:01 PDT 2011

At 08:51 AM 10/11/2011, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>Just a novice guess here, but aren't the geostationary orbits MUCH 
>higher than our satellites run?  And therefore cost a lot more to 
>get boosted to that orbit?

Got it in one, that's the main reason we don't have any geostationary 
ham satellites, along with the need to have 3 for global coverage.

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list