[amsat-bb] Signalink Modification for 9600 baud
rick at vk6xlr.net
Thu Oct 12 00:44:34 UTC 2017
Well that's interesting.
I've used a USB Signalink with an Icom IC-9100 and hs-soundmodem to
successfully decode 9600 from Falconsat-3.
To my knowledge, the Signalink has not been modified.
On 12/10/2017 05:55, christy hunter wrote:
> based on discussion with a technician at Tigertronics, the USB
> signalink will not allow 9600 baud packet due to the frequency
> response is too narrow. He said none of the commercial external
> soundcards will work with 9600 bd packet. The only option is to
> construct a circuit, or use a 9600 baud TNC. (not too many options on
> that front.)
> the Tigertronics website is a bit miss-leading because it ref. 9600
> baud on its wiring diagram. Mine is setup for the 6pin miniDin
> connector(the pin 4 - for 9600 bd on my radio dataport- is not
> connected) for my FT 847. At this time I can only decode by
> connecting the 9600 pin on my radio (dataport) to a line-in to my
> Laptop soundcard (and not using a isolation circuit).
> It would be nice to hear of any solution to this, without buying a
> $400 TNC (kantronics 9612).
> there are several websites that talk to this issue, here is one of them
> Christy KB6LTY
More information about the AMSAT-BB