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RE: Digtal over Voice LEOs (WAS: POSAT Mode - Your Say)



Exactly...  :)



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From: Scott Avery WA6LIE [mailto:wa6lie@msn.com]
Sent: Sun 07-Aug-05 20:05
To: amsat-bb@amsat.org; Christensen, Eric H
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Digtal over Voice LEOs (WAS: POSAT Mode - Your Say)



Eric,

You mean digital communications supports much MORE Bandwith.
There could be 100 users on a digital satellite at a time.
On VOICE birds, it is one user at a time, on a limited pass.

Then there are the satellite HOGS on FM VOICE.. won't even go there.

73, Scott


> After hearing much discussion about POSAT I just wanted to throw my 2
> cents
> in...
>
> What many have complained about can be easily solved by a digital-only
> bird
> setup as a digipeater versus using voice.  You don't have to worry about
> Doppler shifts as much as you do when you are using voice and multiple
> conversations can be going on at the same time without too much problem.
>
> I've worked voice LEOs and digital LEOs and must say that the digital LEOs
> are
> far more efficient.  This is, however, depending on how you set them up.
> I'd
> like to see POSAT be setup with digipeating capabilities (possibly on
> 145.827
> MHz) to replace NO-44.
>
> Eric KF4OTN
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