[amsat-bb] Re: Telemetry for a newbie
pe0sat at vgnet.nl
Sun Mar 7 00:45:51 PST 2010
On Sat, March 6, 2010 23:39, Peter Wilson wrote:
> Hi all,
> My Gulf antenna arrived last week and togther with my recently aquired
> FT-736 I should be up and running within the month.
When you have some experience with your Gulf Alpha I hope to hear
how it is doing. I really love the design and the way they are build
but have no idea how the perform.
> My initial reason for building my satellite station was to receive and
> decode telemetry from the sats, hoping to monitor their condition over a
> period of time. I realise that some transmit TLM via morse, some via
> AX25, and some via 96K packet.
I decode also a lot of telemetry from the following sats:
DO-64: Via RASCAL that can be downloaded via there website www.delfic3.nl
Only the sats that use 9k6 are out of my league but that will change in the
next couple of months
> What would be the best sat to start with, especially AX25? - Does AO51
> send TLM all the time or only over the USA? What resource is the best for
> reading? Does the F&-736 need modifying for high speed packet reception?
For more detail on decoding with the FT-736 look at the website from
> Many thanks for any help.
73 Jan PE0SAT
With regards PE0SAT
Internet web-page http://www.ham.vgnet.nl/
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