[amsat-bb] AO-73/FUNcube Mode switch
Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Tue Apr 18 16:24:36 UTC 2017
Thanks to you and the FUNcube team for the extended period
of transponder time over the Easter holiday. It was nice to
have the transponder available for a demonstration last
night at a nearby college. Using my FT-817ND, SDRplay RSP1,
and an 8-inch Windows 10 tablet running HDSDR, I was able
to work two Mexican stations and a station in Las Vegas.
The crowd saw the tablet's screen, where the transponder
and the digital telemetry were easy to pick out of the
On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 12:42 AM, Jim Heck G3WGM <jimlist at zoho.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This is to let you know that I have just switched AO-73/FUNcube back into
> autonomous mode, ie Educational mode when in sunlight, and amateur mode
> (low power beacon with transponder ON) when in eclipse.
> This switch was done later than normal (normally done Sunday evenings
> UTC) due to the Easter Holidays.
> 73s Jim G3WGM and the FUNcube Team
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