[amsat-bb] Re: D STAR

Angelo Glorioso n5uxt at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 11 07:56:37 PST 2013

When GO32 was running, we were able to send and receive  data at 9600 bps. 
DSTAR voice. on 444 is 2400bps and data is 4800bps  gsm if I am correct.

 So, why would it not work via satellite other than having to get 5 kc steps 
reduced to 1k or less.

73 de Angelo

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon JC Pearce" <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 9:22 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: D STAR

> On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 08:46:24AM -0600, damon runion wrote:
>> Well back in the days of AM and when SSB came out it was the same
>> thinking then BUT what has happened to AM . Same thing with DSTAR it
>> is growing and will grow . Thats what makes ham radio so much fun,
>> there is something for everyone
>> 73,s Damon
> But the difference there is that *anyone* can make an SSB rig.  Only one 
> manufacturer is allowed to make AMBE codecs, and they will only sell to a 
> handful of approved radio manufacturers.
> It is illegal to make your own DStar radio, without buying the AMBE codec 
> from DVSI.  That sort of thing has no place in amateur radio.
> --
> Gordonjcp MM0YEQ
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