[amsat-bb] Re: Tuning

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sat Apr 18 11:11:53 PDT 2009

If you are not controlling both with a computer, then try to just tune the 
higher of the two frequencies, which is the uplink on VO-52. Only tune the 
receive when you have to in order to copy the other station.

Take a look at http://www.amsat.org/amsat/features/one_true_rule.html

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jerry Felts" <nr5ajerry at gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:07 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Tuning

>I have made 2 contacts now both were  VO-52. Both times on SSB and very
> confusing. So say I'm working you. I found a clear freq by sending alot
> dots. The uplink tx is switched to LSB. Do I leave the tuning dial on the
> uplink rig and just use the tuning dial on the downlink to do my tuning? 
> Or
> do I juggle both rigs tuning dial and get confused?
> Jerry - NR5A - South Dakota
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