[amsat-bb] FalconSAT-3 PacSats
kb2m at arrl.net
Mon Sep 25 20:40:44 UTC 2017
Thanks for the good info Alan. On what you told me I'm going to persue this
farther with my IC-9100. I have MixW running, (I downloaded a copy of the
new version, installed it and good old MixW still has me registered online
from 7 years ago! I just called Martha for a code for WiSP, the two codes
she gave me, one for win 3.1 the other for win95 ?? didn't work. How did you
get your copy of WiSP running?
73 Jeff kb2m
From: Alan [mailto:wa4sca at gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2017 4:05 PM
To: 'jeff griffin'; APBIDDLE at MAILAPS.ORG; 'AMSAT'
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] FalconSAT-3 PacSats
Flex never delivered on the promised 9600 baud capability for the VU5K.
KE9NS has gotten the RX side working very well, but there is little
documentation, and so far not on the TX side. Work still in progress, but
as I am the only one who seems to want it, very understandably not a high
Yes, the DSP-2232, which I still have, works very well at 9600 baud. I used
to use it with the FT-847 on the KitSATs and AO-51 when it was in packet
<From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of jeff
<Sent: Monday, September 25, 2017 14:50 PM
<To: APBIDDLE at MAILAPS.ORG; 'AMSAT' <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
<Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FalconSAT-3 PacSats < <Hi Alan! Very good, before I
moved forward it's good to see someone getting <it working, it assures me
that I'm not wasting my time. I have a registered <copy of MixW, but also
think I left the registration key in Florida. I also <have a DSP-2232, and a
Symek TNC3S in Florida. I think the Symek is a
<1200/9600 baud unit, but the 2232 can run 9600/9600 baud, I think. This
will <be fun getting them running again with WiSP :-).
< How come your uplink is limited to 1k2?
<73 Jeff kb2m
<From: Alan [mailto:wa4sca at gmail.com]
<Sent: Monday, September 25, 2017 1:30 PM
<To: 'jeff griffin'; 'AMSAT'
<Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] FalconSAT-3 PacSats < <Jeff, < <I don't have 9600
baud TX, but I have used the MixW virtual TNC to copy the <BBS and digi with
WiSP and a VU5K. Looks just like 25 years ago when I was <using a hardware
TNC. Should work witi the any rig if you have the right <soundcard
interfacing. I have already have a copy of MixW, but there is a
<30 demo, last time I looked.
<<From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of jeff
<<Sent: Monday, September 25, 2017 09:36 AM
<<To: 'AMSAT' <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
<<Subject: [amsat-bb] Falconsat-3 pacsat << <<I'm interested in getting back
on the pacsat(s). It's been awhile, I'm <<thinking about 15 years since I
ran WiSP. I just installed a copy of WiSP, <<but my software key is in
Florida at my winter home, so I'm running the <<demo. Now a few questions.
<<1 Is anybody doing the BBS on FalconSat-3?
<<2. Is so what software are you using?
<<3. can someone recommend a software derived 9600 baud TNC that will talk
<<to <either a Flex VU5K, or an IC-9100. I would need this to work with a
<WiSP <like program to do the BBS thing. Thanks for helping this old guy get
<<restarted with pacsats.
<<73 Jeff kb2m
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