[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: AO-40 S band

At 10:16 PM 5/15/2008, WB2LLP wrote:
>I was going to set up to receive AO-51 on VS when it occurred to me 
>that I need the 144 band as the receiver for the S band 
>down-converter. Then I remembered that I used to have QSOs on AO-40 
>with the same gear that I still have, but I do not remember and can 
>not find any notes as what band we used for the uplink.
>Will someone  with a better memory/set of notes please remind me 
>what band we used for the uplink?
>TNX es 73 de WB2LLP

Hi Gene,

You may want to build the mode V/S adapter from
the Sept/Oct 2005 AMSAT Journal (also CQ-DL 2-2007.)

This is an easy to build, $5 device that converts
mode S downconverters to 6 meters. Then you can use
the 2m-band for your uplink.

If you need a copy of the article, email me.

Tony AA2TX

Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb