[amsat-bb] Re: Good discussion of using two HF rigs with transverters for satellite comms
wageners at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 16:05:08 PST 2012
You are right!
That's why is said:
The info and concept might be good, but that's it.
Hope that helps,
PS Remember when FLEX made these BIIIGGGG promises at one of the AMSAT
meetings, just to discontinue their Vhf/UHF units! I guess we are just not
worth it. Hope the AMSAT board remembers that the next time Flex shows up
with another promise....
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Ted <k7trkradio at charter.net> wrote:
> Before you 'tee off' on anyone, Stefan, try reading the article. The first
> paragraph sets forth the authors goal. He was not so much pushing the Flex
> line, but rather his goal was to work with specific parameters and
> equipment. The reality is that there just is not 'one best way' to do this
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of Stefan Wagener
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 3:17 PM
> To: Alan Biddle
> Cc: AMSAT-BB
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Good discussion of using two HF rigs with
> transverters for satellite comms
> Let me get this straight:
> Flex 1500 $650
> Flex 3000 $1700
> Plus transverters:
> L144-28HP $480
> L432-28HP $500
> That's $3,330!!!!!
> The info and concept might be good, but that's it.
> Get a Funcube Dongle Pro+ (wish AMSAT NA would negotiate a deal with Howard
> and sell them to raise funds) if you want a SDR receiver and an FT847,
> TS2000, IC9100 and you are miles ahead.
> Stefan VE4NSA
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Alan <wa4sca at gmail.com> wrote:
> > All,
> > Flex has an interesting article on using two rigs for full duplex
> > operations using SATPC32.
> > http://support.flexradio.com/Downloads.aspx?fr=1
> > Look for: A Full-Duplex VHF-UHF Satellite System using FLEX radios
> > While some of the article is specific to Flex radios, there is an
> > excellent discussion of considerations for transverter LO frequencies
> > which is relevant to most rigs.
> > 73s,
> > Alan
> > WA4SCA
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