[amsat-bb] FO-29 Digitalker Recording
kk5do at amsat.org
Mon Aug 1 14:04:10 UTC 2016
i have contacted the local club in west virginia via email asking if
they have an email address for wv8cw. hopefully they do. will let you
know. will be easier to email him than send a snail mail.
On 8/1/2016 6:36 AM, Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> This is Echolink node 43609 - WV8CW in Horner, WV operating on 145.900 MHz.
> Unfortunately he has no email address in QRZ. If anyone knows how to
> contact WV8CW, please let me know so we can ask him to move out of the
> amateur satellite subband.
> Paul, N8HM
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 6:34 AM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
>> The FO-29 digitalker has not been active in many years. What you are hearing
>> is an Echolink or IRLP transmission from the ground. I'll have to try to
>> copy down the numbers to identify it. It sounds like someone was linking
>> nodes together.
>> Unfortunately, it's far too common for people to setup Echolink nodes or
>> personal crossband repeaters in the amateur satellite subband and to hear
>> that through FO-29.
>> What frequency were you hearing it at?
>> Paul, N8HM
>> On Monday, August 1, 2016, Scott <scott23192 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Since I'm new at this, perhaps the Digitalker on FO-29 is nothing unique.
>>> But I heard it tonight for the first time and was recording with my
>>> SDRPlay, so if anyone else has not heard it, here is a link to a 1-minute
>>> recording with the noise gaps removed:
>>> The quality is not great; I wasn't expecting to see FM. But you can
>>> understand a good portion of it.
>>> -Scott, K4KDR
>>> Montpelier, VA USA
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