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Re: FT-847



For ISS, I don't use the satellite mode, I use an odd-split frequency and
program it into a memory channel.

73,

Joel Black, W4JBB
w4jbb@amsat.org
jbblack1@earthlink.net

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Woodward" <dbwoodw@abraxis.com>
To: "Howard Long" <howard@howardlong.com>; "Tom McDaniel"
<tmcdanielsprint@earthlink.net>; "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 6:06 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FT-847


> Howard:
>
> For ISS, I can't use satellite mode because both TX/RX are on the same
band.
>
> Have you worked ISS packet with the 847? If so, do you use split mode to
work
> ISS packet or a non-standard repeater offset?
>
> 73's
>
> Don Woodward
> KD4APP
> AMSAT 33535
> kd4app@amsat.org
> http://kd4app.webhop.org
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Howard Long" <howard@howardlong.com>
> To: "Tom McDaniel" <tmcdanielsprint@earthlink.net>; "AMSAT-BB"
> <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 05:59
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] FT-847
>
>
> Hello Tom
>
> > Is there anyone on the list using the FT-847 on the digital satellites
> > (UO-22)?
>
> Yes I have done this very successfully.
>
> > After reading the manual that I downloaded, it doesn't look like it will
> do
> > full-duplex in digital mode.  The fm pkt jack only works with the
> main-band
> > not the sub-band?  I thought it might make a nice radio to work the
analog
> > birds and demo the digital sats on Field Day -- smaller then my
FT-736 --
> > but maybe not.
>
> The FT-847 has a totally separate transmitter and receiver, including
> separate VFOs and filters, which allows it to operate full duplex. There's
> only one transmitter and one receiver, but they're able to operate
> simultaneously in full duplex satellite mode.
>
> Both the transmitter and receiver are always hooked up to the FM pkt mini
> DIN when in FM mode.
>
> In the full duplex satellite mode, one frequency display is the
> transmitter's frequency and the other frequency display is the receiver's
> frequency.
>
> In non-satellite half duplex mode, the operation of the display one
> frequency is VFO A and the other is VFO B.
>
> Hopefully that explains it - I did have to think about how to explain this
> and I apologise if I failed!
>
> 73 Howard G6LVB
>
>
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