[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT UK P3E Lecture HEO vs GEO. and AMSAT-NA Priorities

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Tue Aug 12 06:47:16 PDT 2008

True. That 3 sats is for continuous coverage and reltively non directional user antennas. Most amateurs have never insisted on 24 hour coverage.

John B. Stephensen wrote:
> However, it takes 3 Molniya orbit satellites for Sirius to provide 
> continuous coverage of the U.S. XM uses 1 geostationary satellite.
> 73,
> John

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