[aprssig] ARISS Satgates

Bill Vodall wa7nwp at jnos.org
Tue Jul 20 14:37:50 EDT 2004

> Aside from some Sparc related issues, I've had the Igate up with no 
> problems all this time.  It's survived for a year or better with just 
> routine Xastir upgrades.  As for Satgating, I have no idea.

On a Linux system, a receive-only Igate for Satgates or similar could
be done simply by running the audio from a scanner or other appropriate
receiver to the sound card input and run soundcard modem software.

That's a fairly cheap and simple way to add an additional channel
to an existing system.

Bill - WA7NWP

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