[amsat-bb] Re: AO51 L/U 96k BBS

Samudra Haque samudra.haque at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 15:52:22 PST 2009

hi, I am a novice satellite operator, but an experienced HF, VHF/UHF ham.

I have just finished studying AO-51 systems in detail, and want to
move on from voice comm to digital modes. For 96 kbps, is there any
specific TNC/Modem/Combo hardware that is required, or highly
recommended ?  Will the same hardware work with other baud rates ?

Can you point me to a reference online ? I have the introductory books
by ARRL on satellites, but they don't really have any specific
information about the hardware (sources, price) , only its
utilisation. My apologies if this is covered on the AMSAT website

BTW, I am based near Alexandria, VA and am going to design a AZ-EL
auto-rotator and antenna array for AO-51 as a project, which could be

73 de N3RDX/S21X

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 6:35 PM, Cox <snyderb at cox.net> wrote:
> BB
>  Tried out a new L/U setup before the snow starts. Good D/L using 910 /
> Spirit-2 setup with WA4SXM the only one getting into the bbs. Negative
> results on the U/L using a 50 watt amp and a comet CYA-1216E yagi, vertical
> mounted.
> 73 Bruce KG4YEV FM16vt
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