[amsat-bb] I did it! 1st QSO

Mark L. Hammond marklhammond at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 18:43:26 UTC 2018

Hi, Congrats on the contact, and welcome to your new addiction ;)

I swear there is/was a firmware update to the TS-2000 that fixed the
tone/satellite mode issue.  Check the firmware webpage at Kenwood.

Mark N8MH

On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:09 AM, Bob Lucas via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>

> Thanks to  KC7MG as  my first FO-29/satellite QSO in recent years!  Also
> K4FEG and KL1XI for numbers two and three.
> Finally got the right  down link freq dialed in, duh.
> Now to get the AZ-EL rotor up.  The TS-2000 at 8 watts worked FB, and I
> guess the little ELK pulled them in.
> Now to get the IC-910 on the air so I have tones.  When I bought the
> TS-2000, I didn't know it didn't have tones in the SAT mode.  Have to
> figure a work around for that, maybe use it in non SAT mode.
> Thanks, guys, made my day!
> 73
> Bob wa7dxz
> DM33
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Mark L. Hammond [N8MH]

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