[amsat-bb] Re: Question about tuning for doppler and SatPC32

John Zaruba Jr aa2bn at comcast.net
Mon Nov 20 17:40:38 PST 2006

On Nov 20, 2006, at 7:22 PM, RogerKola at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 11/20/06 6:35:06 PM Eastern Standard Time,  
> ehekman at cox.net
> writes:
>> Since I have found it easy to implement and it makes QSOs much  
>> easier to
>> maintain I am curious why computer controlled Doppler correction  
>> is not used by
>> all stations.  Are there some radios still in use that do not have  
>> the
>> capability for computer control?
>> Ed
> Hi Ed....
> Just speaking for some of us Luddites, the thrill and challenge of  
> a "pure"
> QSO, maybe with just CW, is part of the experience. I suppose I  
> could get my
> computer to run consecutive QSOs, doppler tune, voice track, log,  
> post my log in
> LOTW etc, but that is not what I enjoy.
> My opinion is that "I did it myself" applies to computer  
> "programming," and
> to satellite operation seperately.
> I will reward you on your accomplishments, but reserve the right to  
> set my
> own goals.
> That said...anyone want to try AM through AO-7?  hihi
> Roger


Where do you find the equator crossing times for your Oscarlocator  
since W1AW doesn't broadcast them any more ;-)


John AA2BN

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