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Re: FT-847 and PSK31 on satellites



So band really doesn't matter, it's just mode?  OK, that's what I'd
expect, but sillier things have happened.

73, doug

   From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE@ATT.NET>
   Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2003 02:35:15 -0000

   Doug,

   The FT-847 documentation leaves a lot to be desired.  The PKT port is for FM
   modes, and the DATA port is for AM/SSB/CW.  The documentation seems to be
   based on an assumption of which modes are used on which bands.  So while you
   can use the mic jack, it is far better to use the DATA port for PSK31, SSTV,
   AO-40 TLM. etc .  A few quirks.  First, key the rig with the jack you are
   sending data through.  Keying the mic jack while trying to send data through
   the back ports does not work, for instance.  Second, over driving a port
   will inhibit TX.  Finally, take at look at the FT-847 FAQ at
   http://www.supercontrol.de/cat/ft847faq/ft847faq.htm  Lots of good info
   there, much gotten by trial and error.

   Alan
   WA4SCA

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