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Re: Interference on AO-51

Yes but most cavity filters are bigger than your average amateur satellite.

Tim Tuck wrote:
> Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>>>> "Phil Paulhus" <ppaulhus@verizon.net> 05/04/06 10:47 AM >>>
>>> I thing Bob's ideas are right on target.  Using 2 meters 
>>> for both the up and down links would open the door ...
>> Ah, but that is the problem.  We cannot have the uplinks
>> and downlinks in the same band.  That is the current
>> problem on ISS.  Because they use 2m for both up and
>> downlinks for school contacts, no other system can
>> use 2m at the same time becuase it will either be
>> jammed when the ARISS system transmits, or it will
>> jam ARISS when it transmits.
> Umm... I may be missing something here but cant we use some nice cavities or 
> helical filters  just like we do in normal repeaters to reduce or eliminate this 
> problem ?
> regards
> Tim

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