[amsat-bb] Re: Amateur Satellites and the emergency on tornadoin Oklahoma and Texas

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Thu May 23 19:31:45 PDT 2013


Point well made.

Stefan, Ve4NSA

On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 8:43 PM, JoAnne Maenpaa <k9jkm at comcast.net> wrote:

> > subject matter for a journal or symposium paper
> It's a bit dated now since I wrote it in 2008 for a Symposium paper
> and it was reprinted in CQ VHF magazine ... I wrote a paper about
> satellites in EMCOM:
> I still have a copy stashed at:
> http://home.comcast.net/~k9jkm/CQVHF_Eagle_ACP_Emcomm.pdf
> This paper assumes a few things like we have an Eagle Phase IV GEO
> satellite. It is written to tie multiple components of a national
> level incident command system response up to being able to allow
> several incidents to communicate with a unified command at a national
> level. While the intrepid ham with HT and go=pack is key to local
> emergency response a GEO satellite wasn't what was needed to call in
> tornado reports within the county.
> Now Clayton can really sleep better after reading this! Probably fall
> asleep reading it, but ahem, I digress ...
> --
> 73 de JoAnne K9JKM
> k9jkm at amsat.org
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