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Re: Repeater on the Moon

Read on the net:

> It's not worth exploring at all. Even if you could get a payload
> to the Moon and soft land it there, the path loss, power budget
> and antenna aiming requirements render it a non-starter.
> It wouldn't be brilliant at all. It just wouldn't work.
> As a certain fictional engineer once put it, "Ye canna
> hange the laws of physics!"

And later, from the same source:

> If you honestly think you can make it work, go ahead.
> Quit whining about "naysayers" and just do it.

Found on the net (http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~seumas/nquote1.html):

"You still don't get it, do you?  You were crisped for exhibiting the
  guaranteed-flame-attractant triad of being simultaneously arrogant,
  condescending, and wrong."  --  Carole Ashmore

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