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Re: FT-847 CAT

At 04:26 PM 11/5/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Tony -
>We use the FM repeater mode in The Station Program.  I've used it for SAREX
>contacts as well as for the Mir when the SAFEX repeater was up and
>operating.  The software computes both frequencies compensated for Doppler
>at the Ground station.  From the two frequencies, the offset is computed
>from the difference (i.e., TX - RX) and the VFO frequency is set from the
>receive frequency.  I was able to use the SAFEX repeater horizon-to-horizon
>with this method.

Hi Ken,
Great! Ok, since you fessed up, what happens when the software
is setting the receive VFO but the operator has pushed the PTT
switch (or do you run the PTT in software also?)

Tony AA2TX@amsat.org
North Andover, MA

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