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Re: Kenwwod 2000 and predict and gsat



At 9:46 AM +1000 5/12/05, Jack wrote:
>Q1
>If I use the auto trace on the Kenwood will it correct properly for doppler?

No. The trace function links the uplink and downlink so you can tune 
around the passband, but it knows nothing of Doppler shift. You will 
have to ride the RIT/SUB knob in order to insert the Doppler offset 
manually. Or have your computer do it.

>It seems that if it just keeps the difference between the TX and RX the same
>it will not be adjusting for doppler as the difference will change dependant
>on the position of the bird relative to the ground station.

That's correct.

73  -Paul
kb5mu@amsat.org
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