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Re: FD operation



Not certain on the modes of Eagle, but the next sat I was referring to
was SSETI Express.  It's a U/S FM and packet LEO sat.  Echo can't do
an uplink on U.  My guess is the S mode experimentation on Echo is in
preperation of SSETI Express?

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
Amsat #35741

On 5/8/05, sco@sco-inc.com <sco@sco-inc.com> wrote:
> 
> I thought Eagle was going to be U/S not V/S ???
> But P3E is the next DX bird, NOT Eagle and that will have a 2m downlink in
> addition to S Band. That is what i intend to use to get thru my trees.
> 
> Les
> W4SCO
> 
> At 01:13 AM 5/8/2005, you wrote:
> >Depending of the outcome of the SSB voice relay, I would prefer to see
> >V/U with SSB input so you can hear everyone at once so you can hear
> >how bad it is.  I would definitely be recording that but I guess the
> >mode has been already desided. Last year SO-50 had maybe 1 successful
> >contact per pass.
> >
> >Perhaps lowering the output to 50 mw or less would be interesting but
> >I don't think that would stop people from transmitting without hearing
> >it.
> >
> >V/S for Dayton, and V/S for FD.  What's the obsession for this mode?
> >I realize that the next sat for ham service will be using this mode
> >exclusively.  Is this why?
> >
> >73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
> >Amsat #35741
> >
> >On 5/7/05, Freeman P. Pascal IV <pascal@pascal.org> wrote:
> > > I agree.  I applaud this move.  I'm looking forward to working AO-51 in
> > this
> > > mode and having at least one bird I know I wont have to fight tooth and
> > nail
> > > to make a contact on.  There are plenty of other birds for folks to use.
> > >
> > > Kudos to the AO-51 team for this move.
> > >
> > > -Freeman, N5FPP
> > >
> > > John Price wrote:
> > >
> > > > Having been the person responsible for the satellite station at the
> > > > K4CQ field day site for the past 10 years or so I would like to add a
> > > > word about the AO-51 mode suggestion for field day. In the past it has
> > > > been nearly impossible to use the LEO satellites as the transponders
> > > > have been swamped with signals. I have used the HEO satellites almost
> > > > completely for field day. This past year it was nice to have AO-07 to
> > > > operate as it came up in mode V/a mostly and there were not many ops
> > > > using it. I would be the last to say that anything should be done to
> > > > prevent anyone from working AO-51 for field day or at anytime for that
> > > > matter. Having said that I do think that having the bird in this mode
> > > > will allow for those that wish to make the effort as the few did last
> > > > year on AO-07 mode V/a to get there one contact in without adding to
> > > > the congestion on the other LEO birds. I see nothing wrong with it
> > > > being made available to those that wont to make the effort to work it.
> > > >
> > > > Let the fun begin. 73's << John
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