[amsat-bb] TS-2000 and 9600 baud Sats

Tony dxdx at optonline.net
Tue Dec 29 01:01:22 UTC 2015


Anyone using a Kenwood TS-2000 with an external TNC to decode 9600 baud 

Tony -K2MO

On 12/27/2015 7:09 PM, Tony wrote:
> All:
> Having failed to copy ANY 9600 baud satellites with my Kenwood TS-2000 
> and 9600 baud SCS modem, I decided to try a Funcube Dongle instead. 
> Needless to say, the Funcube worked and I was able to copy XW-2F's 
> down link using UZ7HO's 9600 baud G3RUH Soundmodem.
> That made me take a closer look at the Kenwood TS-2000 / SCS Modem 
> setup and, low and behold, I found that the data rate for the external 
> TNC was set at 1200 baud instead of 9600. For those TS-2000 users, 
> this setting is found in Menu item 50F.
> I'm hoping this is the only setup parameter I missed. I don't know of 
> any 9600 baud terrestrial links or PBBS near my location so I'll have 
> to wait till the next 9600 bird comes along.
> Tony -K2MO
> .

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