[aprssig] PCSAT Gate Path ?

A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) farmer.aj at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 20:08:47 CDT 2006

On 10/7/06, Matthew Stennett <wa4tkg at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I would like to know what I should set my Path for,
> in order to Gate PCSAT signals over to local Digi
> (AA4QI)
> when it passes over.

You should use a path such as ARISS,SGATE,WIDE2-2

First, your packet will be digipeated by PCSAT using the "ARISS" alias.
Second, SatGates that hear your digipeated packet and are set up with
the "SGATE" alias, will digipeat your packet over to the terrestrial
(144.39) frequency.
After that, your packet will be digipeated using the standard WIDE2-2
rules on 144.39 and will likely make it to a local IGATE and the

Related to this, here is a "how-to" for setting up a D700 to act as a
mobile SatGate to help send ISS and PCSAT packets over to the APRS-IS:


A.J. Farmer, AJ3U

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