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

Erich Eichmann erich.eichmann at t-online.de
Tue Jan 9 12:02:54 UTC 2018

you are right.
Kenwood fixed the sub tone issue in satellite mode with Revision 7 
(January 2005) (my TS-2000 had the same issue. The firmware update fixed 
the problem).
Congrats to Bob.
73s, Erich, DK1TB

Am 08.01.2018 um 19:43 schrieb Mark L. Hammond:
> 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>
> wrote:
>> 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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