[amsat-bb] want to have some fun ?

Mike Seguin n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Wed Mar 2 16:59:45 UTC 2016

Hi Henk,

What a huge signal from Grifex! It was 25 dB or so out of the noise. I 
used HDSDR with my original Funcube. HDSDR was feeding VAC to the UZ7HO 
modem software.

About the only text I saw in the clear was FM CQ to KD8SPS.

Antenna here is a KLM 40cx with SSB preamp.


On 2/29/2016 7:26 AM, PA3GUO wrote:
> For those that are bored with 1k2 from cubesats ..
> GRIFEX (437.485) is this week sending data at 19k2 (FM).
> Quite easy to decode using
> - 16 element horizontal yagi
> - SSB preamp + 10 meters Aircell coax
> - FUNCube dongle (the old one)
> - SDR# (on Windows 10)
> - UZ7HO soundmodem (on Windows 10)
> Remarkable to see how reliable & stable data download can be at higher
> speeds.
> With no new investment in equipment !
> It may not be for many more days, so give it a try before it switches
> back to 9k6 (did you try that already?).
> Henk, PA3GUO
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Mike, N1JEZ
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