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Re: Wish list (was RE: FM on ssb/cw designed hamsats)



I agree!  Mode T was a blast on RS13!  And less doppler shift to contend
with.

73s John NE0P

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fabio Roccatagliata" <roccaf@gmail.com>
To: "Tony Langdon (ATC)" <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au>
Cc: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 8:07 AM
Subject: Re: Wish list (was RE: [amsat-bb] FM on ssb/cw designed hamsats)


> Sincerely I don't think 70cm and upper bands are the easiest for uplink.
> Common V/U setups are not enough strong for satelites operations
> expecially for those living in not good locations (mountains,
> etc....).
>
> I lived for years in such "bad" locations and I found:
>
> strong sigs in Vhf, medium on 29Mhz, easy uplink from hf and quite bad
> sigs on 70cm.
>
> I would definitely prefer to have perhaps some uplinks on 29Mhz or
> 144Mhz than on 70cm where, expecially with HEOs, the visibility
> home-bird is very important.
>
> Newbie sat specs: Mode A, K or T ! (Most of us started with RS12/13/15)
>
> 73
> Fabio
> F5VKV
>
> On 11/25/05, Tony Langdon (ATC) <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au> wrote:
> > I'm still not quite there yet.. but my personal wish list is:
> >
> > 1.  Mode B FM sat (so many newbies here have probs with Mode J, plus
Asian
> > QRM on 2m uplinks).  SO-35 was popular and fun in these parts.
> >
> > 2.  HEO voice (SSB for now, until a suitable digital voice mode becomes
> > common) - That's what I really want to tackle next.  LEOs in this part
of
> > the world don't get you very far... maybe Fiji or Papua New Guinea is
about
> > as exotic as it gets...  HEO, well EU and US become real possibilities.
:-)
> > As for frequencies, 2m, 70cm and 2.4 GHz are the easiest for me to
manage.
> >
> > Of course, there is one thing the HT owner can do with those SSB
birds...
> > PTT CW. ;-)
> >
> > Looking forward to P3E when it's launched.
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