[amsat-bb] Re: Gating Satellite Passes to local APRS RF
Sion Chow Q. C.
9w2qc at 9w2qc.net
Fri Sep 16 11:09:19 PDT 2011
Thanks for the reply. Yes I saw Bob's page using a separate PM function of the TM-D700 to do it, but will be great if there are some automatic methods available.
73, Sion, 9M2CQC
On 17 Sep 2011, at 01:25 AM, Len Revelle <lenrev at gmail.com> wrote:
> WB4APR had some info on doing this with the TM-D700 on one of his pages. I have a PM in mine set to do so and try to set it while I am at work.
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 11:03 AM, Sion Chow Q. C. <9w2qc at 9w2qc.net> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am running an APRS iGate on 2M locally using UI-View32, AGWPE and a KPC-9612+ TNC (callsign 9M4GQC).
> I wonder if it would be possible to add the capability of sending live satellite passes as objects to the local APRS RF (not the Internet) network so as to alert local users when a satellite passes over our area.
> Would be also great if we could add the frequency information so that Kenwood and Yaesu APRS users can directly QSY to the satellite's frequency.
> Tried to look up the net but could not find any articles or software to do do. Any pointers are much welcome and appreciated.
> Thank you.
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> Also: WQ2C /HL1, 9V1QC, JG1XHM,
> ex: 9W2QC, AB3IO
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