[amsat-bb] Re: SarPC32 and local repeater
jmfranke at cox.net
Sat Aug 27 13:40:14 PDT 2011
One thought would be to copy and use the keps from any geostationary
satellite visible from your location. At least the Doppler would not be
From: "Ronald G. Parsons" <w5rkn at w5rkn.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 27, 2011 4:21 PM
To: "AMSAT-BB" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] SarPC32 and local repeater
> Since I use the same radio (Icom IC-910H) for both satellite and local
> UHF/VHF repeaters, I’d like to be able to have SatPC32 automatically
> switch over the radio to satellite mode when a satellite is in view, and
> switch back to the repeater after LOS.
> I seems it should be possible to use “Automatic sat change ON” and have a
> dummy satellite in the satellite list configured to a local repeater. When
> a real satellite comes into view, SatPC32 would switch to that and when no
> real satellites are in view, the dummy satellite (repeater) would become
> My first idea would be to have the dummy satellite in the lowest satellite
> priority, and a dummy keps entry which would have the dummy satellite
> always in view. However, I don’t know how to construct such a keps
> Perhaps there is a more elegant way. Suggestions?
> Ron W5RKN
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