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Re: Features in FT-847 replacement, wish list



> The purpose of the linked tuning isn't to correct
> doppler though. The 
> purpose is to be able to QSY across a transponder
> and still maintain the 
> proper uplink-downlink offset. What you suggest
> would work on the FM 
> repeater sats, but for the most part, so would
> unlocking the VFOs and tuning 
> the UHF only. SO-41 (RIP) and the ISS repeater are
> probably exceptions to 
> this, as their uplinks receivers are a little
> narrow.

You're right about the main purpose of the linked
tuning. The ratio tuning suggestion was strictly for
FM sat ops as it would be useless (and more confusing)
for linear transponder operation. 

> I would LOVE to see a bandscope like the 756 has on
> a sat rig. Finally we 
> could all see where the activity is on FO-29 or
> VO-52, as well as have a 
> constant reference of how loud we are compared to
> the beacon.
 
I second that!

Matt Bennett
KF6RTB

Matt Bennett
KF6RTB
UCISAT Communications Team Member
University of California, Irvine
www.ucisat.net
Just $16.99/mo. or less. 
dsl.yahoo.com 
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