[amsat-bb] Re: H.E.O.?

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Tue Nov 12 11:21:12 PST 2013

Hi Keith

Only God know if and when a HEO Amateur Satellite will be placed in orbit by

AMSAT-DL is working around P3E wich is a satellite similar to OSCAR-13
using all modes from the VHF to Microwave but there are no money sufficient
to pay for the launch at the moment.

About to work the actual operational satellites  the extra expences of
buying a rotator /elevator is recommended while starting the activity you
can use a more simple low cost yagi antenna for 2 m and 70 cm manually
aimed toward the satellite.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Crittenden" <Keithcrittenden at eircom.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 9:43 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] H.E.O.?

> Hi,
> Two Questions from a newbie;
> I'm interested to know if there are any plans to put a H.E.O. amateur
satellite into orbit in the near future, and if so does anyone have an idea
as to what mode it would be likely to work in?
> And, (second question) as I'm in the process of setting up a station
(pretty much from scratch) for the purpose of working satellites I'm
wondering if it's considered worth the extra expense of buying a rotator
/elevator or just a rotator.
> All knowledgeable opinions would be appreciated.
> Keith.
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