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Re: 38k4 RX mod for FT-847?



Hi gang,

Would this work for NOAA weather satellite APT reception on 137MHz FM
You can get weather satellite  images using the FT847 but because of the 
narrow bandwidth the full range values is not received.
73 john G7HIA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Swaggart" <k.swaggart@charter.net>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <AMSAT-BB@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 4:29 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] 38k4 RX mod for FT-847?


> Was wondering if anyone had a mod for the FT-847 to widen the bandpass for
> 38k4? I'm successfully using MixW at 9600 baud rx and hopefully someone 
> will
> come up with a sound card program to capture 38k4 for low cost receive
> experiments.
>
> Looking at the FT-847 block diagram, it appears you could bypass the 15 
> KHz
> bandpass filter (CF 1001) to widen things up on receive and use the 9600
> baud pkt port to feed the sound card.
>
> Ken, W7KKE
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