[amsat-bb] AO-85 Rudeness (elbow room) Finding HF PSK31 ops?

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Nov 3 23:52:30 UTC 2015

Is there a good HF reflector for PSK31 people?

Maybe its just that satellite folks do not do HF PSK31 and HF PSK31
operators don't know about sateliltes?


-----Original Message-----
From: prstoetzer at gmail.com [mailto:prstoetzer at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Paul
Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2015 5:42 PM
To: Robert Bruninga
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-85 Rudeness (elbow room)


It is a shame it's not more popular. I have listened to the downlink and
it's a good signal. My apartment QTH makes it very difficult to set up to
use it, but most hams with a full home satellite station should be able to
use it very easily.

Maybe an award for working several different stations on it would help
increase the popularity?


Paul, N8HM

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 5:27 PM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>> I too have noticed some serious SAT-HOGs having a QSO, which
>> prevented me from making an HT-ARROW portable OP contact.
> Take a break from the congestion.... come to the wide open multi-user
> wideband transponder on PSAT-1.  Downlink is good on a handheld arrow
> on
> 435.350 MHz FM.  It should be able to support dozens of simultaneous
> full duplex QSO's in the PSK31 waterfall.
> Just pick an empty spot and key your TX solid for the full 8 minutes
> of the pass on your 10 meter PSK31 uplink 28.121 MHz..
> To run fullduplex, just run two copies of your favorite PSK31
> software.  One receiving the FM downlink and the other transmitting on
> the SSB uplink. Even better is to run Andy K0SM's TX-only uplink
> client that pre-adjusts for Doppler so everyone can decode you with no
> adjustments.
> http://aprs.org/psat.html
> Text with everyone all at once.
> Bob, WB4aPR
> _______________________________________________
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership.
> Opinions expressed are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the
> official views of AMSAT-NA.
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list