[amsat-bb] Re: IARU Region 1 - Increased Amateur Sat 2 Metre Usage
Tue Aug 29 05:57:18 PDT 2006
Think Quality of the contact, not the Quantity of the
contact. A 50 khz band segment would have room for
aprox 10 non interfering contacts.
Here is a quick general rule of thumb for
non-overlapping channel spacing for the average $
radio or home brew.
CW-HF 2 kHz
SSB-HF 5 kHz
AM-HF 10 kHz
FM-HF (3kdev), 20 kHz
FM VHF (5kdev) Terrestrial 20 kHz
FM VHF Satellite 25-30 kHz
FM UHF Terrestrial 25 kHz
FM UHF Satellite 50 kHz
You actual mileage will vary depending on the $$$$ of
--- Robert Bruninga <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Of coarse if the proposed uplink is only for CW
> and SSB it is
> > too narrow because 50 KHz are not enough for
> > satellites in the future.
> In the very narrow 2m band, 50 Khz would be more
> than enough.
> That's over
> 20 simultaneous SSB QSO's and dozens of simultanelus
> contacts.. I have
> Never heard an AMSAT even approach that kind of
> 50 Khz would be great in my opinion.
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