Yup.  The Almighty Dollar comes first.


On Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 8:51 AM Zach Metzinger <zmetzing@pobox.com> wrote:
On 2/23/21 9:03 AM, Bob Hammond wrote:
> While the news article was interesting, it was background information to
> the FCC PDF file.  Section 10 regarding orbital debris, and the
> impending need for mitigation (via satellite maneuverability?), surely
> will be of concern for future AMSAT deployments.  This concern has been
> voiced in discussions on this bulletin board in the past.
> On the other hand, does this mean more opportunities for AMSAT to
> piggyback on sats let alone launches?

Another concern is the spectrum grab for these sorts of services. How
long before they come after our chunk of 1.2 GHz?

Follow the money ..

--- Zach


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