[amsat-bb] AO-92 L Band
n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Sun Feb 4 17:32:38 UTC 2018
WB8RJY, VE4AMU and I noticed a weak signal on that pass - just in the
noise. Was that you?
Good to know you are seeing the nominal frequency being a bit high as
well. More testing is needed. Both of my passes were 5-6 degrees at
best. I'd like a good 30 degree pass to check tuning and ERP for best
quieting on the uplink.
On 2/4/2018 12:22 PM, Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> I have noticed being in best 5-10 kHz high too. I only have an HT with
> questionable frequency accuracy, though.
> I had to twist my Comet yagi with 2 meter Arrow elements to get in on
> that pass and due to the urban noise floor, I lost the downlink, so I
> wasn’t sure how well/if I was getting in.
> Paul, N8HM
> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 11:59 Mike Seguin <n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
> <mailto:n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net>> wrote:
> I'm wondering what other ops are seeing for Doppler settings on their
> L-Band uplink. Here in VT - last pass - It was pretty consistently +10
> kHz on my FT-736R.
> I plan to change SATPC32 to use 1267.360 and give that a try. I was
> using manual VFO mode on the rig, so I had full range tuning - not steps
> - and could adjust for best quieting.
> L band system here:
> FT-736R - 1.2 GHz module
> DL2AM 60 watt amp (power is fully adjustable)
> D/S 55 el 1269 loop yagi
> G5400 rotors
> Mike, N1JEZ
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