[amsat-bb] Re: Icom ic-w32a

David - KG4ZLB m0zlb at btinternet.com
Sat Feb 28 13:21:25 PST 2009

Ooops...to clarify (cos' I made a boo-boo!)

    * When using headphones or a ear-piece, have the radio in full duplex
    * Don't operate the satellites without headphones or an earpiece in
      full duplex as you will get horrible feedback (as will everyone
      else listening to you)


David - KG4ZLB/MØZLB wrote:
> A few more pointers:
>     * Use headphones or an ear-piece,
>     * make sure the radio is in "semi-duplex",
>     * leave the main band as the transmit frequency and adjust the other
>       band for doppler (don't worry about only tuning the higher
>       frequency just tune the receive side),
>     * make sure the volume and/or squelch is OFF on the main band -
>     * work SO-50 before you try AO-51 but don't forget you need a tone
>       on the TX side for SO-50
>     * Unless you have a non-US version of the W32A, its should work fine
>       without any mods
> It really is very easy, SO-50 is accessible on the 0.5w setting on a 
> good pass, keep trying and good luck and post questions if you have any. 
> I am sure we all look forward to working you!
> 73
> David
> www.kg4zlb.com
> Charlie Schlieper wrote:
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