[amsat-bb] Re: Wish List, The Ideal VHF/UHF Sat Rig
roccaf at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 12:30:20 PST 2010
I agree with the 100W power requirement I completely agree with WF1F about
not including the 28Mhz.
I was wondering what about an SDR approach. Until now I just saw hf SDR
radios but if it would be possible to use SDR technology most of the
requirements would be satisfied and, quite sure, with lower costs and giving
us the chance to customize much more easily such features.
An SDR approach would also give to not major hamradio companies a chance to
be more competitive on the market = more chances to get from them what we
IZ1EGT / F5VKV
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 9:12 PM, MM <ka1rrw at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi John,
> My concern with adding 10 meters to a competition class VHF/UHF high end
> satellite rig, is that the rig will turn into another mediocre HF rig with
> VHF/UHF added on.
> If we do start building Mode-A satellites in the future, then we can
> always use Two radios, a dedicated HF and a High performance Sat rig.
> The primary goal is to have the engineers put all the money into a kick but
> 6/2/440 transceiver.
> Thank you very much for your comments.
> --- On Mon, 3/1/10, John Geiger <aa5jg at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > From: John Geiger <aa5jg at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Wish List, The Ideal VHF/UHF Sat Rig
> > To: "Mark L. Hammond" <marklhammond at gmail.com>, "Andrew Glasbrenner" <
> glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
> > Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> > Date: Monday, March 1, 2010, 2:32 PM
> > --- On Mon, 3/1/10, Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >> No access to frequencies below 50
> > megacycles.
> > > >>
> > > Many serious 6m ops listen to utilities below 50Mhz to
> > tell
> > > when the
> > > banding is close to opening.
> > You also need 10m for Mode A. I'm still hoping that
> > RS12/13 pops back to life like AO7 and will have its Mode T
> > going again. That was alot of fun.
> > 73s John AA5JG
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