[amsat-bb] Re: Netbooks
Dave Webb KB1PVH
kb1pvh at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 14:56:17 PST 2009
I have been using an Aspire 1 netbook, it has a 1.6G CPU with 1G RAM and has 3 USB ports. SatPC32 runs very well controlling an Icom 910. The cost was $299.
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From: "ANTHONY JAPHA" <tjjapha at earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 16:45:36
To: amsat-bb<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Netbooks
Has anyone used SatPC32 with a netbook computer? I'd appreciate your comments. Which netbooks do best? What ports do netbooks come with?
I just tried SatPC32 on AO-7 with an old Dell Inspiron 3800. It works well controlling 2 FT-817s in the shack. When outside, using a charged battery, it was very slow. I had to restart SatPC32 a couple of times, and, as a result, lost at least 2 QSOs with Europe. Maybe it's time for a change.
Tnx and 73,
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