[amsat-bb] youtube video(s) of prototype satellite tracker

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 18:53:20 UTC 2016

Just skimmed through your videos. Looks cool.

The FO-29 pass, I could hear some voice, but it wasn't demodulated right.
That might be because FO-29 is a linear satellite for SSB/CW, and that
radio is FM only. I'm not sure though. Does it do SSB?

73, John Brier, KG4AKV

On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 1:48 PM, Todd Deckard <twdeckard at earthlink.net>

> Greetings!
> Here are some youtube videos of a satellite tracking system built around
> an Arduino.  It is still in its early stages.
> I am still lurking on the birds; very new to amateur radio and listening.
> Looking forward to making contacts as I get dialed in.
> Morse Code telemetry from ITUpSAT1:
> https://youtu.be/FjZ26e1FFKo
> Voice downlink from SO-50
> https://youtu.be/6gNwKH6FKcM:
> Unsuccessful FO-29 pass (perhaps the snow on the plexiglass solarium
> enclosure or the -20F temperature was an issue).
> Faint unintelligible voice chatter
> https://youtu.be/sWNyVoTBM3c:
> Bad code on github (with thanks to James Miller G3RUH and VE9QRP).
> https://github.com/twdeckard/AE-35
> 73
> Todd
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