[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
>> 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
>> capability for computer control?
> 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
Where do you find the equator crossing times for your Oscarlocator
since W1AW doesn't broadcast them any more ;-)
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