Do you have equipment to support L/S communications with the Columbus module?

Yes
29% (21 votes)
No
36% (26 votes)
Not yet
35% (25 votes)
Total votes: 72
N5VHO – Mon, 2007 – 01 – 08 15:46

What will use the L/S antennas?

I have read some of what might use the L/S antennas on this module - "wideband" and video operations, continuous transponder operation, etc. I have L and S equipment, but nothing for video. I can currently do only FM on L-band (Icom IC-12GAT HT) and almost any mode with my S-band downconverter connected to a suitable receiver (HT for FM comms, all-mode receiver or transceiver for SSB/CW, etc.). So I guess I could answer "yes" to the question based on equipment I have, but would have to answer "no" or maybe "not yet" based on what little I've seen about the use of those antennas.

73!

Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
http://www.wd9ewk.net/

Submitted by WD9EWK on Mon, 2007-01-08 17:08.

hardware poll

I was just looking to see who had 1.2 GHz and 2.4 GHz tranceivers and antennas that could talk to the ISS as it passed overhead.

Kenneth - N5VHO
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/reference/radio/
http://www.clarc.org/jprod/component/option,com_weblinks/catid,14/Itemid...

Submitted by N5VHO on Tue, 2007-01-09 07:55.

Doppler

It would be some mean doppler. Eight times what it is on two meters for the 1.2 GHz band.

Ron H, AH6RH

Submitted by AH6RH on Tue, 2007-01-09 09:52.
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