[amsat-bb] HEO opertunity

Zach Metzinger zmetzing at pobox.com
Mon Oct 24 20:44:28 UTC 2016

On 10/24/16 14:23, Edson W. R. Pereira wrote:
> Nick, Zach et al,
> The suggestion for an L band uplink, or any uplink or downlink above 70cm
> for that matter, is very welcome. We absolutely need to populate the higher
> UHF and SHF bands in a way that we can justify their allocation to the
> amateur radio and amateur satellite services when we amateurs sit with
> regulators to defend them. Higher bands are more challenging to use, but
> they do offer advantages -- wider bandwidths, higher data rates, etc.

A project is underway to do just that. See this story:


--- Zach

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