[amsat-bb] Re: straight Key night on AO-51, Hows it work?

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Dec 29 03:50:24 PST 2010

We use the ssb setting on the SQRX receiver and send the audio down on FM. Use regular old CW on the uplink.

73, Drew KO4MA

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On Dec 28, 2010, at 11:08 PM, "Tom Schuessler" <tjschuessler at verizon.net> wrote:

> Greetings,
> The AO-51 status page says;
> December 30 (late UTC)
> CW/FM Repeater, V/U For Straight Key Night
> Uplink: 145.880 MHz CW
> Downlink: 435.300 MHz CW over FM
> The question was asked last week or so on the BB about what the uplink mode
> really is supposed to be, A1?  Will it receive like a narrow transponder and
> output CW over FM  with different frequencies of audio tone as the incoming
> signals populate the passband.  I do not recall ever seeing an answer to the
> question.
> Obviously there should be an avoidance of the use of the normal FM by ground
> stations to allow the straight key folks a fighting chance.
> 73 de N5HYP
> Tom Schuessler
> 2713 Lake Gardens Drive
> Irving, Texas  75060
> 972-986-7456
> 214-403-1464 (Cell)
> n5hyp at arrl.net
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