[amsat-bb] Satpc32

Dave Webb KB1PVH kb1pvh at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 23:15:32 UTC 2019


 I have included a link to the SatPC32 manual. Scroll to the CAT Menu
section and the specific instructions start at section aa.



Sent from my Galaxy S9

On Sun, Jun 23, 2019, 5:49 PM Bruce via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:

> I bought a Yaesu G5500 to use during field day this year, we got tired
> of the arm strong rotor. This is the first time I have used SATPC32 for
> anything more than AOS-LOS predictions. I still moved the rotor by hand.
> Have not been able to get the Yaesu cable built to have the LVB tracker
> control the rotor. May work on that for next year.
> Used the ICOM IC-9100 and a laptop this year. It worked great to set the
> frequency for the FM satellites but was horrible for any SSB satellite.
> I can find myself with the computer turned off. When I tried to use
> Satpc32, it would jump to somewhere in the passband and no matter how i
> tried to adjust the radio to find myself, satpc32 had a mind of its own.
> So, never made an SSB contact. Of course it is more fun to do this
> during field day with everyone watching.
> So what is the secret for making Satpc32 see where you have found the
> sweet spot on the up and down link when you click CAT control instead of
> doing what it wants? I would have thought it would read the settings
> from the radio and go from there. After all, it takes me a few seconds
> to find myself and really easier to adjust for Doppler manually. I
> wanted to give the automated feature a go for those watching.
> 73...bruce
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