[amsat-bb] Re: Working FO-29
thomasmschaefer at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 22:20:31 PDT 2011
Well I'm doing a dry run in the backyard for field day tomorrow. I'll be on cw and SSB on the 4:38 EDT pass Monday.
On Jun 19, 2011, at 4:32 PM, "John M. Belstner" <jbelstner at yahoo.com> wrote:
> FO-29 performs well. Its a shame I often find myself the only one on during the
> pass. Just me and my downlink.
> As stated by others in the past, here are a few hints.
> USB always on the downlink (that means LSB on the uplink for inverting
> Use CW to find yourself quickly on the downlink.
> When using computer control, unlock your TX and RX VFO's momentarily, listen to
> your downlink while adjusting your uplink. Match the pitch of the CW downlink
> to the pitch of your local sidetone (or adjust your uplink to where your own
> voice sounds natural in SSB). Lock your VFO's again and your ready to make
> John Belstner W9EN
> Valley Center, CA DM13le
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