[amsat-bb] ISS Digipeater is back! On UHF this time (437.550MHz)!

Zach Metzinger zmetzing at pobox.com
Wed Nov 2 16:06:34 UTC 2016

On 11/02/16 11:00, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> I'm not so lazy that turning the dial is the end of the world,
> I may be reading too much into that statement, but just to be clear...
> it is not that simple...  On most FM rigs you cannot turn the knob both
> ways at once, to the left for TX and to the right for RX .  You have to
> tune the TX and RX in opposite directions at the same time every 2 minutes
> or so.  Hence, the suggestion to pre-tune the -/+10, -/+5 , 0, +/-5, and
> +/-10  kHz offsets in 5 memories to make it trivial to make the 5 steps
> during the pass.

However, on multi-mode rigs which have computer control, that can be
done via the PC (updating both RX and TX freqs).

--- Zach

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