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Re: ECHO Voice operations



Good gravy, compensating for doppler is TOO much trouble for a ham??? Cliff K7RR

snyder54 wrote:
> 
> Bob
>    Good idea, would allow more DXing time between sat hams. I'am against the
> F029 idea as too much doppler affect for most of us. FM gives you a chance
> to enjoy by all.
> 
> 73 Bruce KG4YEV
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 9:20 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] ECHO Voice operations
> 
> > After a few weeks of the initial voice free-for-all on
> > ECHO, I would again like to propose that eventually we
> > plan for a few passes per week of operating some more
> > organized directed nets.
> >
> > They can be AMSAT nets, DX nets, County Nets,
> > Traveler Nets,  any topic, or just someone to make
> > occasional order out of chaos.   We have now had 10
> > years of open free-for-alls on the voice birds.  lets try
> > something new on some days.  What we have today
> > that we did not have 10 years ago is the global WEB
> > so that such a schedule would be available to most ops.
> >
> > AND because ECHO has a simultaneous digital
> > downlink, the same satellite can send down its schedule
> > in APRS format to appear on the front panel of all
> > compatible radios EVEN while a pass is in progress!
> >
> > I would propose an automatic WEB based sign-up
> > sheet where NET-CONTROLS can sign up for a
> > given pass.  Not all passes, but those that are
> > designated for NET operation.  This file is also
> > updated regularly on the birds BBS system.
> >
> > One example would be to guarantee good performance
> > for those rare demos when someone is at a Satellite
> > Meeting or Venue where he needs to show-off ECHO,
> > but not be embarassed by the normal free-for-all style
> > operating.  These occasions are known in advance.
> >
> > All the ECHO team would have to do is to pre-set
> > which passes are for NET operation, and then it
> > would be self running by the automated WEB page.
> > Or I am sure a volunteer would be happy to help
> > negotiate conflicts.
> >
> > HAM radio operators all know how a directed net
> > works and all know how it facilitates order out of
> > chaos.  Lets show our abilities to do it that way once
> > in a while...  And demo some good practical
> > applications for this new bird in HAM radio.
> >
> > Probably the first thing we would need to get this
> > going would be a volunteer benevlolent dictator
> > to take charge.  He could do it by Email on the
> > AMSAT-BB for starters.
> >
> > de WB4APR, Bob
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