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>AM on ham satellites????   Good god no!!!!   Cliff K7RR


Obviously, Cliff, the hole in their heads is wider than the bandwidth on 
either FM or AM!!!


>Bob Bruninga wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, John Geiger wrote:
> >
> > > Has anyone ever run AM on a satellite?  I know that
> > > the digital modes, and SSTV has been done, but what
> > > about AM?
> >
> > Our next pair of satellites will have one with a UHF AM  uplink in the
> > military UHF band.  This is for backwards compatibility with our school's
> > boats that have archaic UHF tactical radios.
> >
> > AM is not power effective, but in this case, we wanted to demonstrate
> > comms with existing assets.  This satellite is not Amateur, but its twin
> > is.  Its twin is called RAFT and will have a PCsat digipeater on it
> > hopefully on 145.825 MHz.  Launch 2005.
> >
> > Both will only last 6 months as they are being deployed below Space
> > Station so that they do not become hazards to Station.
> >
> > Bob, WB4APR
> >
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            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
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