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Re: ISS repeater



The radio was modified for a maximum of 25 watts (on high power).  The 
repeater operates at medium power, which is 10 watts.

Dave Taylor, W8AAS
ARISS Training Manager
AMSAT #8974

On Jul 21, 2005, at 10:44 PM, Patrick Green wrote:

> 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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