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Re: IC-821 and SatPC32

Or build one of  these in this very informative guide......


I build the 3 transistor ct-17 clone  years ago and  I can get it to fit 
into a DB-9 shell  built with off the shelf Radio Shack components, squashed 
dead bug style. It requires no power....

743 Jeff kb2m

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Henry" <ka3hsw@earthlink.net>
To: "amsat bb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 10:43 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] IC-821 and SatPC32

>I use a home-built version of the CT-17 interface with my 910H...  PC board 
>from FAR circuits, very quick and easy to build.  It does, however, require 
>a 12 volt supply, which I assume you have for your 820.
> Alternatively, if your laptop has USB ports, you can steal 5 volts from 
> there for the powered interface shown in the docs.
> George, KA3HSW
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Gene Marks WB2LLP" <wb2llp@optonline.net>
> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 7:45 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] IC-821 and SatPC32
>> The SatPC32 documentation describes two computer interfaces for use with 
>> the
>> Icom Radios.  Has anyone had any experience with the circuit described as 
>> for an
>> IC-820.   Since I work portable, not having to provide an additional 5 V 
>> supply
>> is attractive but  I am wondering if the 820 circuit may not work on my 
>> laptop
>> due to lack of power.
>> TNX es 73 de WB2LLP  FN31
>> Gene Marks
>> AMSAT 33183
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