[amsat-bb] Re: SO50

Wayne Estes w9ae at charter.net
Tue Sep 19 10:23:13 PDT 2006

David M0ZLB/KG4ZLB wrote:

Bit of a "performance" reconfiguring for the switch on tone and then
switching back for the shortish pass! Guess that's why it seems unused 
over here, no-one can be bothered!

Wayne replies:

Switching between the two tones can be done with a single mouse click if 
you control your radio with SatPC32 (version 12.3 or newer).

Yes, it can be a nuisance if you have to push a bunch of buttons on your 
radio to switch tones.  But the transponder stays active for 10 minutes, 
plenty of time to fumble with buttons AND make a few contacts.

Wayne Estes W9AE
Oakland, Oregon, USA, CN83ik

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