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Re: AO-40 2 letter designators

jeff w griffin wrote:

> I'm working with Norby LX1NO the author of the logging program Luxlog.
> I'm trying to find the official 2 letter designators for the various
> modes on AO-40. For example FO-29 has mode JA  analog, and mode JD
> digital with the same frequency pair. AO-40 has a lot more possibilities.
> Right now I'm logging  my u/s/a contacts as Mir as the band ao-40 as the
> mode. The user of this software can add modes but not band pairs, which
> Norby call's modes.  Does anyone have any info on this?

The mode naming scheme has been changed for AO-40, mostly because of the 
RF switching matrix. So many combinations are possible. One place the 
new scheme is described is:

  The View from Below: Thoughts on Phase 3D Groundstation Requirements 
by Ed Krome KA9LNV

Read it at http://www.downeastmicrowave.com/edkrome.htm

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