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Re: ISS repeater



I've read somewhere that it was modified to run 25 watts.  Someone can
correct me on this.  I always thought it was 10 watts myself.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
Amsat #35741

On 7/21/05, n4qwf@ntelos.net <n4qwf@ntelos.net> wrote:
> I don't know what power level they have it set on but it sounds like more
> than any LEO satellite I have heard. Must have a very good antenna as
> well. I remember they were installing a dedicated antenna awhile back and
> they must have done a good job. I have not listened to it much as I don't
> fool with packet now days. With this repeater mode running I am sure it
> will get much more attention. 73's << John
> 
> > Well, they ARE running, what, 10 watts (?) on the downlink, compared to
> > the 1 watt or less that most
> > amateur satellites run...........  (TMD700A lists 5/10/50 W on 2M)
> >
> > George, KA3HSW
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: n4qwf@ntelos.net
> > Sent: Jul 21, 2005 10:59 AM
> > To: w5ggw@wonderly.org
> > Cc: n4qwf@ntelos.net, jradio@hitesman.com, amsat-bb@amsat.org
> > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ISS repeater
> >
> > I agree 100%. My point was it worked so well even in the nulls of the
> > antenna that it must be a very strong signal. Just wonted those that had
> > not tried to give it a go even if they are not Oscar HEO class equipped.
> > 73's << John
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