[amsat-bb] Fox, "Easy Sats"....et al....

Steve Kristoff skristof at etczone.net
Sat Jul 4 17:15:33 UTC 2015

So, we should make them only available to the Amateur Radio elite who can 
afford computer tracked rotors with separate yagis and all-mode full duplex 
U/V radios? Keep out the riff-raff.

Steve AI9IN
Riff-raff at EM79

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael" <Mat_62 at charter.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 04, 2015 1:02 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Fox, "Easy Sats"....et al....

> Once again I feel the need to say that we have gone in the wrong direction 
> by trying to convince everyone how easy a  "sat"  is to work with a 
> handheld antenna. I got into satellite communication because of the 
> technical challenge involved, not by how "easy it was".
>  This whole half or full duplex issue is a symptom of  "dumbing down" 
> There should never be any question on it.  Full duplex should ALWAYS be 
> used.
> 73,
> Michael, W4HIJ
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Steve Kristoff
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