[amsat-bb] HF Satellite Transponder
n8hm at arrl.net
Thu May 26 18:35:09 UTC 2016
Yes, the Amateur Satellite Service has allocations in 40m (7.000 - 7.100
only), 20m (14.000 - 14.250 only), 17m, 15m, 12m, and 10m (entire band for
the last four).
On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:
> is sat operations even legal on that band? 12M?
> The old Russian 15 & 10 meters were cool,
> I'd like to see a good old mode "A" myself. It has to be the easiest (
> except for the FM Channel repeater on a very tall tower equivalent birds)
> Extreme simple gear can get you on Mode "A"
> Ive done it with a dipole on 10 and a coathanger GP on 2 and the 2
> transmitter was a FM rig with the mic disconnected and a straight key on
> the PTT. it was a little chirpy but hey worked like 30 states with that
> simple thing.
> Joe WB9SBD
> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
> Idle Tyme
> On 5/26/2016 12:45 PM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> I may have a launch opportunity for an HF=HF transponder for a possible
>> cubesat idea. Probably something like 12m up and 10m down?
>> Is this worth doing (re-doing) at this point of technology? Enough
>> bandwidth to support a few voice channels?
>> Any volunteers to build the translator board?
>> How is 24 MHz band used? The entire SSB portion of the band is only 60
>> kHz, so using say 15 kHz for a linear translator to 10m would be quite a
>> slice. But then the downlink at 10m would be OK since it does have an
>> exclusive satellite band and so any inadvertent QSO's would be coming down
>> in a non-competing downlink
>> Just some open ended thinking after Dayton.
>> Bob, WB4aPR
>> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
>> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership.
>> Opinions expressed
>> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of
>> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
>> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions
> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
More information about the AMSAT-BB