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

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 19:35:07 UTC 2016

Heh. It happens. We can just say you were in the weeds coding your Arudino
and didn't have time for such trivial things as radio settings. ;-)

73, John Brier KG4AKV

On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 2:05 PM, Todd Deckard <twdeckard at earthlink.net>

> There you go!  I learned something already.   A bit chagrined that by the
> time this project is done they are going to take my Electrical Engineering
> degree away.
> The little Baofeng is FM only.  In fact I think I wasted no small amount
> of time flogging a homebrew Yagi from the Kent Britain article because of
> this critical misunderstanding.
> Most of the energy up till now has been on the tracker and software  --
> but I am a bit embarrassed that your polite tip uncovered a technical gaff
> in my first experiments.
> Doh!
> ( and Thanks)
> Todd
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Brier
> Sent: Dec 18, 2016 12:53 PM
> To: Todd Deckard
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] youtube video(s) of prototype satellite tracker
> 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

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