[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 V/U SSB/FM mode

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Oct 29 06:42:21 PDT 2008

Hi Alan,

Gould and I (mostly Gould!) worked on the audio settings last night to tweak 
them. These settings will work as long as folks keep their uplink power 
under control and reasonable. Too much power and the downlink will become 
distorted. QRP does fine most of the time.

Glad you enjoyed the mode.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 9:29 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 V/U SSB/FM mode

> Morning,
> Had a great QSO with myself this morning.  Compared with the last time I
> tried this mode, the uplink audio gain seems much better matched.  The 
> last
> time, I and others had to hit the bird with a lot of RF, whereas this
> morning I found that the normal level was plenty to get into the bird with
> comparable downlink to the FM/FM operation.  I did get at least one call
> toward LOS which sounding like the uplink was FM, but he did not get 
> things
> switched until my LOS.
> Alan
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