[amsat-bb] Kenwood TM-710 for Falconsat?
scott23192 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:19:50 UTC 2017
>>> I'm going to be trying the BBS, not the digipeater
Hey guys! Don't forget that it's not one or the other. I'm not familiar
with how to use PB/PG yet, but at least with WiSP, it pretty much runs
itself. So, you're free to work "ISS-style" QSO's with UISS at the same
Yes, on some of the higher passes I've been quick enough to view the
refreshed directory list and mark a message or two for "Priority" download;
sometimes there is enough time left for them to download but so far, more
often than not, newly requested downloads happen on the next pass.
Of course everything I just said assumes a Windows computer. I would also
like to learn more about PB/PG, so thanks in advance for any learnings that
you all might share as time goes by.
On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 5:02 PM, Tony <dxdx at optonline.net> wrote:
> I'm going to be trying the BBS, not the digipeater. Please feel free to
>> leave me a message!
> That makes things easier - just finished typing up a short message. I
> should make the 23:00z pass.
>> I'll be using a laptop with Linux and PB/PG, but when i figure it all out
>> and get some scripts written to automate the lengthy number of commands you
>> have to type in to get it all working, I'm going to be trying it with my
>> PocketCHIP. An extremely portable way of sending and receiving messages via
>> FalconSAT! 73, Paul, N8HM
> PocketChip looks interesting - certainly small enough for portable work.
> Any chance of recording a short video while accessing Falconsat with this
> Tony -K2MO
>> On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Tony <dxdx at optonline.net <mailto:
>> dxdx at optonline.net>> wrote:
>> The TM-D710 can do full duplex with it's internal TNC. Include
>> "FU ON" in the KISS initialization string (which essentially
>> just turns off DCD sense).
>> Sounds similar to how the TS-2000's internal TNC to worked when I
>> used it to work Pacsats years ago. I guess the only obstacle would
>> be tuning steps i.e., does the TM-710 allow small tuning steps in
>> 5 KHz or less on 70cm.
>> I plan to attempt this with my TH-D72 either tonight or later
>> this weekend. The TH-D7A will do full duplex in standalone
>> APRS mode, but not in packet mode. 73,Paul, N8HM
>> If you specify which pass, I'll send you a short APRS message Paul.
>> Tony -K2MO
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