[amsat-bb] AO-85 Rudeness (elbow room)
peter at m3php.com
Tue Nov 3 22:53:18 UTC 2015
I think an award might be a good idea Paul, It's certainly a quiet
satellite when its over Europe, I've called via it a number of times and
never managed to actually work someone :-(
On 3 November 2015 at 22:41, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> It is a shame it's not more popular. I have listened to the downlink
> and it's a good signal. My apartment QTH makes it very difficult to
> set up to use it, but most hams with a full home satellite station
> should be able to use it very easily.
> Maybe an award for working several different stations on it would help
> increase the popularity?
> Paul, N8HM
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 5:27 PM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> >> I too have noticed some serious SAT-HOGs having a QSO,
> >> which prevented me from making an HT-ARROW portable OP contact.
> > Take a break from the congestion.... come to the wide open multi-user
> > wideband transponder on PSAT-1. Downlink is good on a handheld arrow on
> > 435.350 MHz FM. It should be able to support dozens of simultaneous full
> > duplex QSO's in the PSK31 waterfall.
> > Just pick an empty spot and key your TX solid for the full 8 minutes of
> > pass on your 10 meter PSK31 uplink 28.121 MHz..
> > To run fullduplex, just run two copies of your favorite PSK31 software.
> > receiving the FM downlink and the other transmitting on the SSB uplink.
> > better is to run Andy K0SM's TX-only uplink client that pre-adjusts for
> > Doppler so everyone can decode you with no adjustments.
> > http://aprs.org/psat.html
> > Text with everyone all at once.
> > Bob, WB4aPR
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