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on the second picture it shows the uhf antenna. It must go to a repeater before earth??
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yes it would have to go to a repeater in space to be amplified and through a hi gain directional antenna to get back to earth. I have seen some pretty impressive antenna arrays like quad 20 eliment yaggies set up for sat coms.
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I might get into sat ops this summer when it's nicer outside. I know virtually nothing about it at this point.
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I was scanning and got the message from the amature sat. one day. womans voice and sounded British
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