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I have heard that GMH (Direct TV/ Hughes) will have two way technology for Satellite by 2000.
Any comments?

Skip as far as I know the only two way Satellite technology involving high altitude geostationary birds is using a telephone or cable for the upload.

That is why Gates and McCaw came up with the Teledesic scheme of lowflying birds that can send and recieve using microwave transmission. Each Satellite will be like the nieghborhood cell phone antennae array in flight. Wait till the "anti-RF as it causes cancer movement" finds out about this one! Instead of NIMBY the crys will be NFOMH!

There will be some public relations to smooth for sure. Its scheduled for 2003, well see.

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