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Re: PCsat Satgates



Bob Bruninga wrote:

> TOday we turned on GPS, but have not seen a single $GPGGA sentence from
> PCsat via the Internet feed.  But we have seen them on RF. Seems that
> there were no  SATGATES monitoring 145.830 in the USA today except maybe
> florida?  We  only got a small number of packets near LOS and only the SE
> USA was in the footprint then.
>
> We do see some 145.83 data ofver europe, bust strangely, no $GPGGA's...
>
> If you operate a satgate in the USA listening to 145.830 downlink, could
> you check your system and make sure it is still up?  During a pass, I am
> capturing 9600 baud data on 144.39 and I cannot simultaneousely be
> monitoring 145.83 to see if the $GPGGA are coming down..

Mine has been on all day, and while there are lots of packets received from
the satellite, there are no GPS packets amongst them.  Last orbit (about an
hour ago as I type this) showed the GPS on.

73
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Jim Walls - K6CCC
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