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Re: help with 817 and satpc32



I've spent at least 6 hours playing with everything imaginable and reading
all the FAQs.

Tim

-----Original Message-----
From: George Henry [mailto:ka3hsw@att.net] 
Sent: Monday, December 29, 2008 9:07 PM
To: Tim Goodrich; amsat-bb@amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] help with 817 and satpc32

Have you read the "Radio Hints" for Yaesu radios under the "?" menu?  Not 
familiar with the 817, but Erich put some very useful information in those 
hint files....


73,
George, KA3HSW


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Goodrich" <tim@timgoodrich.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, December 29, 2008 9:51 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] help with 817 and satpc32


> Hi all,
>
> I just finally upgraded to general over the weekend, so I went out and got

> a
> Yeasu 817. However, I'm having problems with using it for Doppler tracking
> in SatPC32. Here's what it's doing.
>
>
>
> When I turn the control on, the radio will track the frequencies that are
> showing in SatPC32 for both the uplink and the downlink. It switches 
> between
> the uplink and downlink frequencies quite often- about once per second. 
> The
> radio will also switch to the correct mode (FM, etc). However, when I hit
> PTT, it transmits on the previously stored VFOb frequency.
>
>
>
> So, for example....
>
>
>
> 1) I tune vfoa to 50.1Mhz, AM and vfob to 50.5Mhz, AM
>
> 2) I turn CAT control on from SatPC32
>
> 3) The radio starts switching between the vhf downlink frequency in USB 
> and
> the uhf uplink frequency in USB about once per second to correct for 
> Doppler
>
>
> 4) When I press transmit, it transmits at 50.1Mhz, but in LSB
>
>
>
> Obviously, it should be flipping between the VFOs (instead of 2 freq's in
> one VFO).
>
>
>
> So it seems like its flipping frequencies in one VFO and then trying to
> transmit in another VFO, where it changes the mode for transmit, but not 
> the
> frequency that was originally stored.
>
>
>
> Any help please?
>
>
>
> Tim
>
> KC2DDS/AG



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