[amsat-bb] Re: D STAR
damonwa4hfn at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 06:46:24 PST 2013
Well back in the days of AM and when SSB came out it was the same
thinking then BUT what has happened to AM . Same thing with DSTAR it
is growing and will grow . Thats what makes ham radio so much fun,
there is something for everyone
On 11/11/13, George Henry <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:
> Actually, after more than 10 years on the market, D-STAR has only about
> 28,000 registered users worldwide. There are fewer than 2000 active users,
> worldwide, daily. Many people are wondering why Icom keeps pouring money
> into something which is clearly unsustainable in the long run.
> There are very good reasons why no other amateur radio manufacturer will
> touch it.
> George, KA3HSW
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>>D STAR is growing across the US and the world
>> Amsat UK has info about a D STAR satellite
>> If you don't have a radio, you can use a DV Dongle on your computer
>> Give it a try
>> 73 WA4HFN Damon
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