[amsat-bb] Re: Starting out on packet mode MM
ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 2 12:31:50 PST 2008
I posted several How to access ISS manuals on the MarexMg web page,
--- On Sun, 11/2/08, Mike Miller <mike.kc9doa at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> From: Mike Miller <mike.kc9doa at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Starting out on packet mode
> To: "Ciaran Morgan" <ciaran at it-sparkles.co.uk>
> Cc: aMSAT-BB at amsat.org
> Date: Sunday, November 2, 2008, 12:30 PM
> Hello Ciaran,
> You can use AGWpe as the soundcard modem. This site has an
> excellent "How-To":
> There is another application that works with AGWpe to
> APRS via ISS and that is UISS.
> Since you already have an interface, you could be up and
> for the next pass.
> For the FT-857, I set menu 80 RF-GAIN/SQL to squelch and
> the squelch for packet. I'm connected to the 6 pin data
> jack and
> use either mode FM or PKT. If you use PKT set menu 73 to
> and adjust the audio input gain at menu 71 if needed. I
> turn DNR
> and DBF off for packet.
> For pass prediction I use Orbitron. It is a simple easy to
> Mike kc9doa
> On 2 Nov 2008 at 10:38, Ciaran Morgan wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> > Being a relative "newbe" to the hobby, I am
> trying to find
> > information on using packet data with the likes of the
> ISS and
> > other AO satellites.
> > My set up is fairly basic at the moment - FT857D using
> a US
> > Interface Navigator and running into a Watson W50
> co-linear that
> > is on the very top of my house (which is on a bit of a
> hill in
> > the area I live). I know most people
> suggest/recommend using a
> > TNC for packet but are there any software TNCs/systems
> > instructions on setting them up) around that I could
> pick up to
> > try out?
> > I did hear the ISS on 145.825Mhz this morning as it
> went over
> > Europe (0840UTC ish.) which is a start..
> > 73
> > Ciaran - M0XTD
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