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Re: PCSat Questions ?

On Mon, 13 May 2002, Hugh Blemings wrote:

> Pardon my ignorance but I've not been able to find the following clarified
> anywhere in relation to PCSat operation over the Australia/Pacific region.
> I gather that beaconing on the 145.825 (.827) downlink frequency can be
> turned on and off.  When it is enabled, how often does the beaconing occur

PCsat sends 1-per-minute telemetry always.  We are also trying to let
users use it always.  But we have turned off the 8 once-per-5minute
BULLETINS and 4 once-per-3min BTexts worldwide to save power.

> When [BULLETINS are] off am I correct in assuming you'll only hear
> traffic from the satellite if people are attempting to digi through it ?


de WB4APR< Bob

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