[amsat-bb] Re: Geostationary Satellite

Andre sats at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Tue Oct 11 08:25:48 PDT 2011

Op 11-10-2011 16:23, Joe schreef:
> Too bad we can't get one of the TV sat people to allow us to have one 
> of their channels.  It would be wide enough to hold hundreds of QSO's 
> at the same time for sure.  And I bet they have at least one that 
> isn't doing anything at all.
> But of course thats not a ham band either  bummer!
> Joe WB9SBD
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That has been done in the 90's upto december 2001, the dutch ATV relay 
PI6ALK had a digital stream on Astra 1 satelite using a demonstation 
In the end it was not the transponder that caused the end of this 
experiment but the cost of running the uplink station.

73 Andre PE1RDW

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