[amsat-bb] Re: ISS HamTV Frequencies

Greg D ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sun May 12 15:15:44 PDT 2013

For the digital TV challenged, what means "Any DVB-S Decoder which can 
decode a 1.3 MSym/s TV signal"?  How would I know if I have such a 
thing, or what I would need to get if I don't.

Greg  KO6TH

I0ELE wrote:
> Certainly!
> You can find the nominal link budget on 
> http://www.amsat.it/HAMTV_Link-budget-IARU.pdf and all the relevant 
> information http://www.amsat.it/Amsat-Italia_HamTV_brochure.pdf.
> However
>  * Recommended Antenna gain > 25 dB
>  * RHCP
>  * Low noise down converter i.e. Kuhne LNC 25 or LNC 25 TM NF 0.7 dB
>  * Any DVB-S  Decoder which can decode a 1.3 MSym/s TV signal
> 73, Emanuele, I0ELE
> President AMSAT Italia
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