[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!
> Charlie Schlieper wrote:
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