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Re: First Contact!



See comments below.

Paul Delaney wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Bill Magnusson wrote:
> 
> > You need to add some stuff to the registry (very carefully).
> 
> snip
> 
> > Hope this helps.
> 
> Bill and all! Many thanks!
> 
> Boy! Did it ever! I made my first contact (of sorts) with UO-22. In the
> MSPE window I saw the message(s): Frames heard from UOSAT5-11. At the
> bottom of the window I noticed the T: value increase to somewhere just
> over 45000. I also see the "Requesting transmitter switch-on" message.
> 
> In view directory there is nothing showing. What exactly did I receive
> here?

This means the callsign for the satellite you were tracking is incorrect in
your satellite setup.  What callsign were you using?

> 
> Also, what should I have the BROADCAST, BBS and NUP callsigns set as for
> each satellite? I have these set as my callsign, which is probably wrong.
> Is there a listing of the satellite callsigns somewhere?

Yes, this is dead wrong.  Look in the readme.txt file with WiSP.
> 
> Thanks for bearing with my NEWBIE questions, it is VERY MUCH APPRECIATED!
> 
> Paul Delaney
> kb2shu@linux.kb2shu.ampr.org
> paul@moonlink.net
> 
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