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Re: Re: tuning on DXpeditions





>I've been thinking about this computer tuning issue, for DXpeditioning,
>some more.  It appears to me that I really only need automatic
>correction for my uplink, and that I can quite reasonably tune the
>downlink by hand, with the tracking program telling me where my own
>signal is appearing, but the actual tuning being by hand, since many
>people trying to contact me won't have full computer control anyway.
>I believe that this makes the task easier, makes it easier for most
>people to make contacts, and, importantly, does not make it more
>difficult for anyone.
>
>What do others feel?  Are my thoughts reasonable?

Hi Doug,

Depends on the satellites....Completely unnecessary on HEO's, waste of 
time, even when we get back to near perigee passes.
Low orbit (high doppler), ssb/cw helps, but again, IMOH, not necessary...



            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
                    Disagree: I learn.... 

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