[amsat-bb] Re: Can D-Star work on VO-52?

George Henry ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 23 13:58:50 PST 2007

Last I knew, FM was actively discouraged on VO-52 except by hams in 
countries which only allowed FM in the satellite sub-band.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Green" <pagreen at gmail.com>
To: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 1:45 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Can D-Star work on VO-52?

> Hi All,
>  I'm wondering if the GMSK modulation scheme in D-Star can be inverted and
> whether the Icom 91AD dualband HT can work full duplex for satellite work.
> D-Star uses a 6.25kc channel which is way better than the 15kc needed for
> standard FM but not as friendly as SSB and CW.  Let me know.  I haven't
> purchased this equipment but it's worth at least a debate.
> 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

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