APRS sats

Discussion in 'Satellite and Space Communications' started by VE3TSV, Mar 10, 2021.

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  1. N4DJC

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    Finally got my digits synchronized, thanks :)
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  2. KI5BUV

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    What "Mode" is selected in TQSL for logging satellite based APRS QSOs? FM?
  3. WD9EWK

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    PACKET or PKT.
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  4. N4DJC

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    Aimed the Arrow out the back garage door (it's raining here) and got digipeated twice via PSAT. Could only follow about a third of the pass though, strong signals.
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  5. WE4B

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    On the last pass, I was fortunate that the storms quit long enough for me to go outside. We have been having severe weather here all day. It was nice to see you on NO-84 :)
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  6. N4DJC

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    The rain let up a while here too, pretty busy pass. I had a time getting back to you. It’s really good seeing some live ops on.... :D
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  7. N4DJC

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    Looks like the ISS is switching to voice mode May 7, let the QRM begin :cool:
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  8. N4DJC

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    Got two messages via PSAT-1 on this morning’s pass along with normal telemetry, something new for me.
  9. N4DJC

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    Turns out they were bulletins, but I’ve not decoded any before.
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  10. WE4B

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    When you see PSAT-1 on your radio's screen from the satellite, the APRS is not operating. You'll typically see that then the telemetry that's being downlinked.

    You can visit:


    and see how to decode the telemetry. Fun stuff :)
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