[amsat-bb] Re: VO-52, Linear transponders and FM

Patrick Green pagreen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 19:09:58 PDT 2007

You could run digital modes that use the *SK modulation schemes.  I'm unsure
of how P25, D-Star, or any of the other modes would work inverted. Would
have to actually test it out someday.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
Amsat #35741

> b) what advantage there is in launching a FM-only bird when a linear one
> can be used in both modes. I assume there must be reasons of efficiency,
> etc. since the designers of KiwiSat, for example, are making circuitry for
> both modes.
> 73, Bruce

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