[amsat-bb] Re: HO-68 Linear Transponder - Newbie Questions
Pedro A. Perez
eb4dka at teleline.es
Tue Dec 29 14:00:49 PST 2009
Hi Mike, when I work satellites from mobile (mode J-V/U) I only compensate
the doppler on the receiver (also a SSB handheld receiver). You can see what
I'm talking about in this video working the FO-29 (similar to the HO-68):
Best 73 and good luck!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Benonis" <mailinglists at benonis.net>
To: "BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 8:41 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] HO-68 Linear Transponder - Newbie Questions
> I'm a relative satellite newbie, and hence I don't have a base station set
> up. I do have a 2m SSB rig and an HT capable of SSB reception up at 435
> MHz, as well as an Arrow antenna. With that in mind, does anyone have any
> tips for making contacts via the linear transponder on HO-68? Other than
> keeping my antenna pointed in the direction of the bird/rotated to avoid
> fades, how much do I need to compensate for doppler on the transmit and
> receive rigs? If I only tweak the RX rig, is that acceptable? Also,
> how much power should I use? Thanks for any advice this list might have!
> 73's de Mike KI4RIX
> Best regards,
> Mike Benonis
> mike at benonis.net
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