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Re: IC-821 tech help



Anthony. Micheal, Howard.

My Uni_Trac system supports antenna tracking and full
duplex control of 24 different rigs when used in conjuction
with Nova for Windows, Wisp, or WinOrbit.

The web site is www.qsl.net/zl2amd/

de Dave       ZL2AMD
----- Original Message -----
From: Howard Long <howard@hanlincrest.co.uk>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Cc: Anthony Monteiro <aa2tx@postoffice.worldnet.att.net>; <kd9kc@elp.rr.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2000 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] IC-821 tech help


> Anthony, Michael,
>
> Nova does support doppler in a round about way if you're prepared to write
a
> DDE interface between NOVA and your radio. As my programming is a tad
rusty,
> so for me it's not a particularly simple job, but certainly possible given
a
> bit of time and patience.
>
> One of those jobs I've been meaning to do for a while for my FT-847...
>
> It gives Satellite name, generates Az/El coordinates as well as a Range
Rate
> which can be used with the aforementioned DDE interface to calculate
> doppler. Means you can't operate the standard rotator interfaces at the
same
> time though (unless you run two instances of the same program, but then
> you'd have to reset the rotator interface each time you start, or have two
> different computers running NOVA, or write your own rotator interface).
>
> Now I must get down to writing that software... Don't hold your breath.
>
> Of course I'd be interested if someone already wrote the code!
>
> 73, Howard G6LVB
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael P. Olbrisch" <kd9kc@elp.rr.com>
> To: "'Anthony Monteiro'" <aa2tx@postoffice.worldnet.att.net>;
> <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2000 3:35 AM
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] IC-821 tech help
>
>
> > NOVA does not tune for Doppler.  There was some rumor
> > of a "NOVA TUNE" program to go with NOVA.  Can you
> > spell  "VAPOR-WARE" ???
> >
> > Don't know about the others.
> >
> > Mike.
> >
> > Vy73,  Mike.   KD9KC    MARS: AAV6EV
> > kd9kc@elp.rr.com  -  kd9kc@amsat.org
> > Home page: http://www.qsl.net/kd9kc/
> > The farthest WEST ham in West Texas.
> >
> > "Patriotism means to stand by the country. It
> > does not mean to stand by the president...."
> >
> > --Theodore Roosevelt
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> > > Behalf Of Anthony Monteiro
> > > Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2000 1:38 AM
> > > To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > > Subject: [amsat-bb] IC-821 tech help
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi Guys,
> > >
> > >
> > > Here is what I want to know:
> > > 1. Does it work ok?
> > > 2. Are there any strange quirks?
> > > 3. Does your software support "One true rule tuning?"
> > >    (i.e. you tune the receiver with the Main tuning knob not
> > >    a mouse or keypad and the software reads the VFO from the radio?
> > > 4. Does the software use the FULL DUPLEX mode?
> > > 5. Does the software need to know when you push the PTT button?
> > >    I read the ICOM RadioDRV documentation and it seems to indicate
> > >    that if the software updates the TX freq while you are not
> > > transmitting
> > >    it confuses the radio.
> > > 6. Does selecting FM mode for the MAIN band under SW control cause the
> > >    radio to turn on FULL DUPLEX- mode?
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