[amsat-bb] Re: ISS Ham-tv
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Fri Aug 2 00:13:34 PDT 2013
for the Techno Trend board, I suggest to contact Jean-Pierre F6DZP and have
a look at http://www.vivadatv.org/page.php?p=tutioune-en
for some hints.
You can also drop a line to Amsat-Italia Bod (CD at amsat.it), unfortunately
I'm currently on business trip and can't help you right now.
As Stefan said pay attention to the rotators:speed and accuracy may cause
On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 3:37 AM, Stefan Wagener <wageners at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> Any specific reason why you went with that model? A cheap used FTA receiver
> (DVB-S) will do.
> Biggest problem for receiving will not be the receiver, or dish or
> LNB/downconverter. Biggest problem will be the Yaesu G5400 and 5500 not
> being accurate enough. That eliminates most of the current satellite/ISS
> users unless they have a ProSistel or Spid rotor setup ($$$).
> Stefan, VE4NSA
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Robert C. Campbell <kb3pmr at gmail.com
> > I got my TechnoTrend S2-1600 the other day and tried to get it to work
> on a
> > Windows XP and a Windows 7 machine. Both machines are presently out of
> > commission because of driver issues and
> > an array of error codes. Seems all is not as simple as plug and play with
> > these little monsters.
> > I don't think I will ship it back to Europe for some other victim got get
> > his hands on. Destruction with a 5 lb. hammer seems most likely. Anyone
> > with a recommendation for another product that has good drivers packaged
> > with it along with good vendor support would be welcome to contact me off
> > line at the above address. Thanks in advance.
> > Bob KB3PMR
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