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

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Tue Jan 20 13:30:20 PST 2009

We have tried up to 38k4 on AO-51. There are currently only a small handful 
of users with this capability, so it is not often used.

73, Drew KO4MA
AMSAT-NA VP Operations

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Samudra Haque" <samudra.haque at gmail.com>
To: <G0MRF at aol.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 4:23 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO51 L/U 96k BBS

> Hi, thank you very much for the clarification. I asked about 96kbps
> because I thought it was a new mode, compared to the original specs of
> the AO-51, but if it is only 9600 bps, then I am much relieved. Of
> course I am ok with referring to this as a 9k6 and 9.6K, so if someone
> used 9.6kbps and the "decimal" was dropped, that is perhaps how the
> incorrect nomenclature came into usage.
> However, to continue that thought, the GMSK modem onboard the AO-51 is
> capable I think of many higher baudrates. Is there a definitive list
> of modulation/data rates that have been used so far ? From the
> published AMSAT Journal articles that I have on hand, the baud rate
> possible is 300 bps to 56 kbps.
> Any suggestions ?
> -samudra
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 1:03 PM,  <G0MRF at aol.com> wrote:
>> In a message dated 20/01/2009 06:24:59 GMT Standard Time,
>> samudra.haque at gmail.com writes:
>> 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
>> I assume this talk from several people of a 96k BBS started as a typo and
>> has taken on a life of its own.
>> You mean  9k6 right?
>> David
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