[amsat-bb] Re: simple auto track
erich.eichmann at t-online.de
Fri Jun 29 23:15:37 PDT 2007
you wrote: >Tracking these LEO's when using S band is difficult.
During the past days I tried full automatic frequency control with AO-51 in
mode V/S. For the S band downlink I used my IC-910H with the 13cm / 2m down
converter that I had used with AO-40. So, for the VHF uplink I had to use a
2nd radio. I used my FT-847. I steered the IC-910H with SatPC32 directly
and the FT-847 with the aux. program TxController.
That worked flawlessly in several passes and would have worked also with
other radios, i.e. an FT-817 or IC-706 for downlink and/or uplink. I could
work the satellite without any manual frequency corrections.
My entries in Doppler.SQF for downlink, uplink and converter offset are
2401200, 145880 and 2256000.
73s, Erich, DK1TB
----- Original Message -----
From: <w7lrd at comcast.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 8:54 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] simple auto track
> What is the simplest auto track software/hardware combination for auto
> tracking a G5400? I am a non "digi" type and am looking for simple plug
> and play. I can use IT or SatPac32. Tracking these LOE's when using S
> band is difficult.
> 73 Bob W7LRD
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