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Re: subaudible tone with SatPC32



Wayne,

There are commands within the IC-910 and TS-2000 computer
interface subsets that allow the setting of sub audible tones
automatically in a similar fashion to the FT-847/FT736 rigs.

Uni_Trac 2003 incorporates the function on the 4 above rigs
and others.

73

Dave Lamont  ZL2AMD
www.homepages.paradise.net.nz/lamontd


----- Original Message -----
From: "Wayne Estes W9AE" <w9ae@earthlink.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 4:57 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] subaudible tone with SatPC32


> A couple people have asked me about the new subaudible tone function in
> SatPC32 version 11.3.
>
> This function does not work with all satellite radios because not all
> satellite radios have the necessary computer interface commands that allow
> the computer to control the subaudible tone.
>
> FT-847 and FT-736R are the only radios that have interface commands to
allow
> SatPC32 to enable/disable the subaudible tone AND set the tone frequency.
I
> have tested it with my FT-847 and made my first-ever contacts on SO-50.
> When I enable Doppler tuning for SO-50, SatPC32 automatically enables the
67
> Hz tone for the "satellite TX VFO".  This does NOT alter the "regular TX
> VFO" subaudible tone frequency used for local repeater access.
>
> The IC-910H has an interface command that allows SatPC32 to enable/disable
> the subaudible tone, but there is no interface command to allow SatPC32 to
> control the tone frequency.  You must manually set the tone frequency to
67
> Hz to access SO-50.
>
> The SatPC32 subaudible tone function does not work on other satellite
radios
> such as TS-2000, TS-790, IC-820, and IC-821 because the computer
interfaces
> of those radios don't include commands to control the subaudible tone.
>
> Wayne Estes W9AE
> Mundelein, IL, USA
>
>
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