[eagle] Re: [Fwd: Re: 3GHz]
bill at hsmicrowave.com
Mon Feb 5 18:38:35 PST 2007
The ITU has already listed 3400 to 3410 MHz as the authorized secondary
amateur satellite band for regions 2 and 3. Their HSMM proposed band
plan is just consistent with what is already allocated.
Regards...Bill - N6GHz
Jim Sanford wrote:
> This is the response I got to an email I sent after seeing the latest
> CQ-VHF. The successors to the HSMM effort are proposing a digital band
> plan, and have included us. They gave us 3400 to 3410, as an initial
> SO, digital guys, is this enough? In the discussions I've been part of,
> we spoke of 10 MHz as a minimum, and we spoke of it as nominal. How
> much do we REALLY need? What's been published is a proposal, the
> beginning of a conversation. I know we're a long way from saying, "this
> is what it will be," but can we articulate a needed bandwidth based on
> what we know now? I'd like to think that we can, but will defer to you
> who are smarter than me on these things. You who are more familiar with
> the international regulatory scene, is this a good freq range, or should
> we ask them to move?
> These guys like what we're doing and want to support us. Good things
> are happening!
> Thanks & 73,
> wb4gcs at amsat.org
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: 3GHz
> Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 19:07:47 -0500
> From: Paul Toth-NA4AR <ptoth1 at tampabay.rr.com>
> Reply-To: Paul Toth-NA4AR <na4ar at ni4ce.org>
> To: Jim Sanford <wb4gcs at amsat.org>
> References: <45C51EDF.1060407 at amsat.org>
> I passed it on to Drew Glasbrenner-KO4MA. Drew coordinates the Florida
> AMSAT Net on the NI4CE Repeater System (and other repeaters that link into
> NI4CE via Echolink). Drew indicated to me he would pass the bandplan up the
> line. I haven't seen what CQ published as yet.
> The bandplan reserves a window between 3.400 GHz-3.410 GHz for EAGLE and
> other satellite operations. /*If that is not suffficient, please let me know.
> The proposed bandplan is really more a suggestion for broadband network
> operations rather than something set in concrete.*/ ARBA, Inc. (Amateur Radio
> Broadband Alliance) came up with this to provide some guidance to those who
> want to build broadband wireless networks. We recognize that existing local
> activity on the band will need to be accommodated.
> I applaud the work you and AMSAT are doing. One of the missing links in
> Amateur Radio disaster communications has been digital satellite capability
> over an extended period (more than give or ten minutes at a time). EAGLE
> will help fill that need.
> Very 73 de Paul-NA4AR
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Sanford" <wb4gcs at amsat.org>
> To: <na4ar at ni4ce.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2007 6:46 PM
> Subject: 3GHz
>> I just read your article in CQ-VHF regarding HSMM work. In one of the
>> figures, you mention passing on a proposed band plan to AMSAT for
>> coordination with Eagle.
>> Question: to whom did you pass that on? I'm the Eagle project manager
>> and have not seen it, other than the chart in the article.
>> GOod article, congratulations.
>> Thanks & 73,
>> wb4gcs at amsat.org
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