[amsat-bb] Re: SDX transponder timing delay measurements?
smeuse at mara.org
Mon Sep 11 19:30:10 PDT 2006
Douglas Quagliana expunged (dquagliana at aol.com):
> I know the design isn't even done yet, but has anyone
> ever measured the time delay of an RF signal *through*
> the (demo) version of SDX?
There was a demo of the board at Dayton, I was lucky enough to get a demo while we were setting the booth up. The demo setup, if I remember correctly, was using two SDR-1000's. I didn't find the delay noticable at all. Propagation delay is much more of an issue for HEO.
BTW, the SDX sounded FANTASTIC! I had goosbumps when N4HY tuned to the beacon :)
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