The satellite computer-aided tuning interface described in the October 2012 QST (pp. 40-43) for use with SatPC32 software and the Yaesu FT-817 transceiver is now available for sale by the ARRL Education & Technology Program (ETP). The interface was created by Mark Spencer, WA8SME, as part of resource development for the ARRL ETP.
You can order the board and the programmed PIC at a cost of $20; the complete kit is priced at $35. Earnings from the sales of these kits will be used to cover development costs, plus a donation to AMSAT.
To order, send a check or money order payable to ARRL ETP to:
ARRL Education Services
ATTN: Amy Strickland
225 Main St
Newington, CT 06111
Please include the following information:
• Your name and shipping address
• Telephone number and e-mail address
• The items you are requesting
If you have questions concerning your order, e-mail Amy in ARRL Education Services at firstname.lastname@example.org . For technical questions e-mail Mark Spencer at email@example.com .
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