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Re: How to connect PCSAT2?



Sion
Yes the 790A/E will handle it,if wisp w/wispdde is setup properly. But there
is a bug in it,you must set both main & sub  790A/E vfo's to "A".

Nick K1uxb


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC)" <9w2qc@9w2qc.net>
To: "'Vincenzo Mone'" <vimone@aliceposta.it>; "'Amsat - BBs'"
<amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 09:58 AM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] How to connect PCSAT2?


> Hello Vincenzo,
>
> First of all, please note that to operate PCSAT2, you need to TX on 145.825
> +/- and RX on 435.275 +/-.  Meaning you:
>
> Transmit to 145.825 +/- and
> Receive on 435.275 +/-
>
> I am not sure on your TS-790E, but on the FT-847, I enter satellite mode,
> and let WISP and WISP DDE Client do the Doppler tracking and antenna
> tracking.  Since full duplex is generally not required for the BBS operation
> (anyone, please correct me if I am wrong) I believe you can run it in split
> mode (just like ISS BBS) but it would be better to run it in full duplex
> mode so that you can monitor other telemetry packets, etc. at the same time
> too.
>
> For software, I use AGWPE and a soundcard to connect to the BBS at 1200
> baud. (Since I do not have a 1200 baud TNC yet) According to Bob, you can
> connect using 9600 baud too, but I have not setup my equipment for this.  In
> addition to AGWPE, you will need the UISS software.  Simple establish a
> connection to the callsign "Mail" and you are connected.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> 73,
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> 9W2QC.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On Behalf
> Of Vincenzo Mone
> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 9:31 PM
> To: Amsat - BBs
> Subject: [amsat-bb] How to connect PCSAT2?
>
> Hi to the list,
> pse anybody can tell me step by step how to connect the PCSAT2 BBS?
> I mean where to uplink and where to downlink.
> Reading Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) message,
> He says:
>
> "I attempted to connect to the PCSAT2 mailbox on 145.825 +/- TX and 435.275
> +/- RX using 1200 baud."
> I am using a Kenwood TS-790E Transceiver.
> How does it TX on 435.275 and receive on 145.825?
> As I know I can do SPLIT but on the same band.
> Today I received it on 435.275 and 437.975 but not on 145.825.
> I am a bit confused on this bird.
> Can someone explain me better the situation?
> Thanks in advance.
>
> 73 de Enzo IK8OZV
> EasyLog 5 BetaTester
> WinBollet Tester
> D.C.I. CheckPoint Regione Campania
>
>
>
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