[amsat-bb] Re: FT-817 Sat-CAT Interface Boards and Kits

Mike Lemons motie at mindspring.com
Thu Dec 27 06:14:18 PST 2012

What does this board do?

I have an FT-817. but I don't have a subscription to QST.

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Mark Spencer <wa8sme at comcast.net> wrote:
 > Hi All,
 > A while back, an article about a FT-817 Satellite Control Interface was
 > published in QST.  There were numerous requests for boards and kits 
on the
 > project.  There is a small quantity of the boards and kits available 
but the
 > procurement information didn't make it in the original article.
 > The raw boards are available for $20, and a kit with the board, parts and
 > programmed PIC is available for $35.  You can send an email to Debra 
 > at ARRL HQ and order them from her (djohnson at arrl.org).  The proceeds 
 > this effort is going back to AMSAT and the Fox birds, so anything 
above and
 > beyond these amounts (which are basically at cost) will go into space as
 > part of Fox.

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