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Re: Re: Failed attempt on FO-29.



Test away! That's what ham radio is all about...now if you were on one of 
the single channel satellittes, we might have to talk!  hihi

There is plenty of room for you to perfect your technique without throwing 
money at it!

Enloy the Hobby!

BST DX

Roger
WA1KAT


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Green" <pagreen@gmail.com>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 12:12 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Failed attempt on FO-29.


> Hi All,
>
>  We tested again on the 1634Z pass of FO-29 today and heard our
> downlink on CW and SSB with 5 watts.  There are too many variables to
> be juggling to be "testing" on a "production" satellite so we won't be
> trying anymore testing until we can get a full duplex setup.  I have
> to save up enough nickels to get a 910H so I can get FDX capability
> and ultimately work P3E when it comes up.
>
> 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF
> Amsat #35741
>
> On 4/20/05, Wayne Estes W9AE <w9ae@earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Here is another possibility to successfully operate FO-29 in half-duplex 
>> mode with the FT-897.  Use SatPC32 with a serial cable to the radio to 
>> allow SatPC32 to tune the Doppler.  The SatPC32 tunes the Doppler (uplink 
>> and downlink), AND it gives you "virtual" tracking VFOs to allow you to 
>> painlessly change frequency.  Unfortunately, the software magic won't 
>> make your radio full-duplex.  But SatPC32 will ensure that your uplink 
>> and downlink frequencies "match" all the time, even after manually tuning 
>> across the transponder.
>>
>> It's a free download from the author's web site at 
>> http://www.dk1tb.de/indexeng.htm
>> If you like it, support AMSAT by registering it at 
>> http://www.amsat-na.com/item.php?id=100020
>>
>> Wayne Estes W9AE
>> Mundelein, IL, USA
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