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Re: Icom R-3 & Mode L uplink linears



Hi Bill,

I only saw the IF specs, which talk about C3F, and missed the FM-TV bit at
the top. You're right of course. For me, there'd be limited use if it only
supports AM.

Thanks for the correction!

73 Howard G6LVB

----- Original Message -----
From: <kw8kw@att.net>
To: "Howard Long" <howard@hanlincrest.co.uk>
Cc: "Tony Langdon" <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au>; "'Jon Ogden'"
<na9d@mindspring.com>; "Mark L. Hammond" <hammond@surrealnet.net>;
<amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, September 30, 2000 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Icom R-3 & Mode L uplink linears


> The icomamerica.com site  says "FM-TV...not available in
> some versions"  So, we need to find out what "versions"
> DO have it.
>
> Bill
> KW8KW
> > Yes.
> >
> > I also see it'll only decode C3F (VSB) TV, not F3F as we tend to use on
23cm
> > and above in the UK for ATV. Another reason to keep my credit card safe.
> >
> > A bit off topic I know, but is C3F or F3F used in the US and Oz for ATV
on
> > 23cm and above?
> >
> > ATV is a new thing I'm playing with, so I'm sorry for the bandwidth. We
have
> > a guy in the UK selling ready built 23cm & 13cm synthesized ATV FM 50mW
> > transmitters and receivers for USD70-80 a piece (PAL only I think)
> > [www.g1mfg.com].
> >
> > I also built a 23cm 2W linear (USD110) and a 23cm 20W linear this week
> > (USD130) and they worked a treat first time, an evening's work each
> > [www.ghengineering.co.uk]. The linears will of course be really handy
for
> > P3D. There's a whopping 80W kit at USD500 for reheating your pizza
whilst
> > you wait for an opportunity to work your mode L uplink.
> >
> > 73 Howard G6LVB
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Tony Langdon" <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au>
> > To: "'Jon Ogden'" <na9d@mindspring.com>; "Mark L. Hammond"
> > <hammond@surrealnet.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> > Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 5:01 AM
> > Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Icom R-3
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > > > Only if it's FM mode though, right?  It won't do SSB, will it?
> > > >
> > > > I thought it had all mode capability.  It does cover basically DC to
> > > > daylight and it would be pretty useless below 30 MHz with just FM.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Probably like a lot of other wideband scanners - AM, FM and WFM (as
well
> > as
> > > things like TV, in the case of the R3).
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