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Re: AO40Rcv



Do you have the link to AO40Rcv??

Robert Jewell wrote:

> FWIW:
>
> Ran AO40Rcv today for the first time.  This puppy has great ears!!!!
>
> Heard AO-40 from 1212Z to 1530Z today.  Approx. MA=6 to MA=53.  Copied 347
> "blocks", of which 32 had OK CRC.  These were the earlier blocks without a
> lot of spin modulation.  Last block recorded (I think) at 150930Z.  Lost
> signal sync at 1530Z.  When I would lose signal sync, I would retune rig for
> doppler using output of Tono Communications terminal to a Heathkit SB-614
> monitor scope.  It seemed to do better than the "real" scope on the desk.
>
> Simultaneously copied signal to wdecpsk V1.1a.  Have not tried to compare
> them yet.
>
> Rig:  Nuttin fancy; Parabolic downconverter, Phillips antenna and FT-736R
> receiver.  Az/El G5400 calibrated to the sun yesterday.
>
> FWIW: both Icom 821H and Yaesu FT-736R show AO-40 at 145.311 mhz  +/- with
> Parabolic AB Downconverter.  Downconverter has crystal oven.
>
> ac9r@amsat.org
>
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