[amsat-bb] Re: SSB, SatPC32 and Doppler (was Two Questions)

Stephen E. Belter seb at wintek.com
Fri Sep 23 17:34:58 PDT 2011

Whoops!  Carl is correct.  

"C+" should be on during the entire procedure so that SatPC32 is controlling the radio.  Use "CW+" and "CW-" to switch from SSB to CW and back.  That's one of the problems with doing this from memory, at least from *my* memory.  ;-)

Thanks Carl!

73, Steve N9IP

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Carl Rimmer W8KRF
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2011 4:42 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] SSB, SatPC32 and Doppler (was Two Questions)

Steve N9IP did a very good job of explaining how to set up for VO-52 and other transponder type sats.  I have the TS-2000 and use SatPC32 with it with great success on the FM birds especially ARISSat-1.  There is one clarification I would like to make to Steve's SOP.  The "C+" and "C-" should be "CW+" and "CW-".  We don't want confusion between that and turning CAT control on and off.

I used HRD Sat Track for years and always had problems with the Doppler correction.  This has not been the case with SatPC32.  I love it and will continue to use it for all my sat work. I am hoping to get more active since I will be installing two mast mounted pre-amps tomorrow.  The anticipation is driving me nuts.  I hope I am not let down.


*Carl W8KRF*
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