[amsat-bb] AMSAT FD 2014 debrief
n8hm at arrl.net
Tue Jul 1 13:35:05 UTC 2014
For the ISS, use the SatPC32ISS application instead of the main
SatPC32. That will appropriately control your radio for the ISS.
On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 9:31 AM, Bill (W1PA) <w1pa at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Makes perfect sense. I wonder why, when ISS is selected, SatPC32 does not
> configure the radio to a single VFO with a non-standard repeater offset,
> rather than loading 2M into both VFOs in satellite mode.
> Should I have taken it out of Satellite mode manually?
> Something to research.
> -----Original Message----- From: Floyd Rodgers
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:50 AM
> To: Bill (W1PA) ; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AMSAT FD 2014 debrief
> The 847 does not allow dual in band operation. If you think about it you
> would need very respectable filtering more than 100db isolation between
> the transmitter and receiver to be able to pull this off. In effect you
> are asking it to be a repeater. It can do this only when transmit and
> receive frequencies are not on the same band because then it only has to
> deal with the much smaller 3rd harmonic signal.
> On 6/30/2014 9:57 PM, Bill (W1PA) wrote:
>> When I tried to run the ISS passes (2m up and down), the 2nd VFO on the
>> came up "reset" in the rig display when SatPC pushed the frequencies over
>> -- is that a rig issue or SatPC issue I need to discuss with Erich?
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