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[aprssig] PCSAT2 Packet/FM Repeater Experiment

A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) farmer.aj at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 13:54:23 UTC 2005


I captured audio from the first pass.  It's not great, but you can
hear a couple of voice transmissions:

http://www.aj3u.com/pcsat2-repeater.php

A.J.

On 9/28/05, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> This Thursday, 29 Sept on two morning passes over
> the  Eastern USA, Naval Academy students will
> attempt a special experiment via PCSAT2.
>
> They will watch for APRS or UI packets heard via
> the PCSAT2 145.825 uplink and will QSL those
> packets by VOICE on the 437.975 downlink.  The
> two passes involved will be 0850 EDT and 1026 EDT.
>
> Users who want to participate should transmit
> their packets on 145.825 VIA ARISS, and although
> your packets will be digipeated on the 435.275
> downlink, the fun will be to see if the midshipmen
> can speak to you in response on 437.975 FM voice.
>
> To minimize interference, just during these passes,
> the normal ARISS packet system on 145.800/145.99
> will be temporarily disabled.  This is a new un-tried
> experiment, so there are no guarantees of success,
> but we thought it would be fun to give it a try.
>
> PCSAT2 Command Team
> WB4APR
>



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A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
http://www.aj3u.com




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