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Friday, 26 August 2016

QED on the Birds!


Following my last post here, I've managed to complete my first Satellite QSO.

I'm using SatPC32 to control the antennas and also the Radio:

My first QSO was with RN6MA in LN06uo - Thanks Victor!

We were using the XW-2A satellite; uplink on 435 MHz and downlink on 145 MHz.

So much to learn!

Here's a video of the antennas in action:

And here a quick video of the IC-9100 receiving the telemetary beacon from XW-2A showing the auto doppler tuning.

Here's Florrie the Ham cat enjoying some sunshine:

Local conditions.

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