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Re: HRD and two radios: was dual IC-706 station



FODTrack will run two radios.

73,
Joe

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wayne Estes" <w9ae@charter.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 2:40 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] HRD and two radios: was dual IC-706 station


> Bruce Robertson wrote:
> 
> Is anyone aware of another program that does linear tracking with two 
> radios?
> 
> Wayne replies:
> 
> SatPC32.  One program graphically tracks satellites and tunes two 
> radios.  I'm not sure if Ham Radio Deluxe does this, but SatPC32 polls 
> the CAT interface of the radio that you tune, to automatically track the 
> VFO of the second radio.  Functionally, it turns two radios into a 
> "satellite transceiver".
> 
> George Abbott wrote:
> 
> I was told that they [IC-706] lack the necessary sensitivity for SSB 
> signal detection in the vhf and uhf bandwidths.
> 
> Wayne replies:
> 
> ALL ham transceivers lack sensitivity in the VHF and UHF bands.  That's 
> why we use low noise preamplifiers at the antenna when we need to 
> receive weak signals such as satellites.
> 
> Wayne Estes W9AE
> Oakland, Oregon, USA
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