At 02:19 AM 12/1/2011, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
On 30/11/11 13:34, Trevor . wrote:
Current research is based on platforms between 17 and 22 km high. At that height they could provide coverage over a radius of up to 500 km.
Roughly equivalent to NVIS HF communications, then.
One of those over SE Australia would be a very interesting proposition - a repeater that could potentially cover all of one state, parts of 3 others and the ACT. :) In other parts of the country, you'd get lightly used rural repeaters, which could be useful for travellers. Wondor how much one of those could be put up for.
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