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Re: ISS repeater



Very fgood on the power.  What kind of feedline feeds the antenna on ISS?

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
Amsat #35741

On 7/22/05, Dave Taylor <w8aas@comcast.net> wrote:
> 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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