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Re: L SSB / U FM report



Actually Gould did it, I was just the test signal, and a poor one at that. 
We will continue to tweak it over the course of the evening until we get it 
right...it is way too hot right now.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Clare Fowler" <lcfowler@magma.ca>
To: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 7:26 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: L SSB / U FM report


> Due partly to the very low modulation level it took me four passes to
> get my uplink frequency correct into SatPC32.
> On the 21:24 low Eastern pass I talked to myself.
> On the the 22:58 pass just completed Drew turned up the deviation
> but it is now overkill and on my signal dissplay it covered about
> 30KHz. Turned my mike gain away down and was able to work
> VE2DWE. Several other stations were on but could not make
> out any calls.
>
> Birds and situations like this make satellite operation interesting
> and challanging.
>
> Clare
> VE3NPC
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>
>>I worked VE3NPC this AM with good signals both ways and heard VE2DWE in 
>>the
>> noise occasionally. Tuning is quite fast, and was done by hand here,
>> mainly
>> because I did not have the proper modes and frequencies loaded in 
>> SatPC32.
>> The audio could be brought up some, and we'll look into that. Plenty of
>> radar pulses this morning too.
>>
>> 73, Drew KO4MA
>>
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