[amsat-bb] Icom IC-910H
mikesprenger at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 01:25:09 UTC 2016
Open the CAT window to ensure you're selecting the right up/down/mode for
your chosen satellite.
To tune the downlink in the passband, Spin the Dial on the radio.
......SatPC will then adjust the uplink frequency appropriately. If you
aren't hearing yourself come out of the satellite on frequency:
"The uplink calibration can be set in steps of 10, 100 or 1000 Hz with the
corresponding up/down controls in the 'CAT' menu."
I usually use the 100hz adjustments...Once I tweak the uplink, I can then
spin the knob on the radio then SatPC32 will tune the uplink just right.
Here's the whole section out of the manual:
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 8:56 PM, Mark Lunday <mlunday at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> How do you adjust on the linear birds with SatPC32?
> Mark Lunday, WD4ELG
> Greensboro, NC FM06be
> wd4elg at arrl.net
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> I also use an IC-910 with Satpc32. I do not bother with the satellite mode
> button on the rig, as SatPC32 does that for you. I also like the fact that
> when I am done with Satpc32, I can turn off the satellite mode and the rig
> will go back to the frequencies I was monitoring prior to bringing Satpc32
> up for satellite passes.
> One other hint, in FM while running Satpc32, also turn on the AFC on the
> rig for the downlink. It will track the satellite Doppler and Satpc32
> follows along.
> Reid, W4UPD
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