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Re: email via PCSAT



Although, we are still having some issues here in Europe as I have noticed 
that some stations are diging multi callsigns by with -1 -2 -3 prefixes! I 
still cannot hit PCSAT with my Kenwood TH-D7 on 5 watts using a 4 ele beam.. 
I have seen a Scottish station digi via FINDU,. but wonder if he is getting 
in before the footprint hits the mainland Europe.. I'll try again Friday..

All the best,

Chris

P.S. Can I just check for the D7 what the path should be! Just wide2-2? 


-----Original Message-----
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: "'Kevin Chudy'" <n2jpe@yahoo.com>, <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 14:01:48 -0500
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: email via PCSAT


> Am I correct to expect that I can transmit a message
> then receive it on the same system during the same
> pass?

Yes, if your T/R turn around delay is not too bad.  Right now,
PCSAT has a TXD set to 12 or only 120 ms between hearing a
packet and transmitting it.  Most rigs should turn around that
fast...

> 
> Also, I am using UISS and a soundcard. I received
> emails from APRS after sending the messages to "APRS
> via PCSAT-1". I have also tried "APRS via PCSAT-1,
> WIDE2-2". I have observed others using both paths. Is
> one path more correct?

For the last wee, the only path that is set up now is via
WIDEn-N.  SO WIDE2-2 should work fine.  All the other paths will
not work now.  This is because WIDEn-N has a built-in dupe
ignore capability so those people who are trasnmitting too many
dupes will get ignored for one minute after each success..

Bob, WB4APR
> 
> Thank you,
> Kevin
> N2JPE
> 
> 
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