[amsat-bb] FO-29 Digitalker Recording
kc5qbc at swbell.net
Mon Aug 1 16:55:30 UTC 2016
I just took a second and notified him on echolink. He said he would move
frequency and was not aware of the satellite.
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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