[amsat-bb] Re: Newbie in Satellite for Amateur Com
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Oct 10 17:23:02 PDT 2012
Your radio may work for listening and working the ISS, and if it has PL tones it will work for an uplink to SO-50. Maybe a few other things too.
Take a look at the AMSAT web store for "Getting Started on the Amateur Satellites". For a very modest donation, you'll get the best primer around.
Got a callsign yet?
73, Drew KO4MA
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On Oct 10, 2012, at 2:19 AM, situsaja at bshellz.net wrote:
> I'm a newbie for amateur satellite stuff, and I want to gain a deep knowledge and experience in it.
> I have a 2-meter band VHF transceiver handheld radio, and has 5 watt for the output power. Can I use the radio to communicate with any satellites that support VHF?
> And please direct me to the resource that I need to start building my first small station. Thank you in advance.
> Situs Panesse
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