DXTO is a new Transverter designed and made in India jointly by VU2XTO and VU2KGB. DXTO, like any other full transverter, eliminates the use of a computer to operate through the QO-100 satellite. DXTO has a double conversion system to the common 28 MHz to facilitate an average Amateur to operate QO-100 without going for expensive multimode VHF/UHF transceivers. You do not have to buy an external...
A group of Radio Amateurs in the city are literally making waves after they succeeded in indigenously designing and testing low-cost equipment that could help the Hams communicate via QO-100 geo-synchronous satellite.
In what is certain to be a gamechanger for radio amateur community, five Hyderabad-based Ham operators have made prototypes of down and up convertors for the QO-100 satellite. Use of this...
DXPatrol Ground Station for QO-100 Satellite.
Reception frequency 10 489.500 to 10 490.000MHz
Transmission Frequency 2400.000 to 2400.500 MHz
IF Frequency 432.500 to 433.000 Mhz
Linear UP and Down Converter
GPS Lock internal 10Mhz reference
Maximum Output RF Power 12W
Maximum input RF 5W ( 500mW optimum drive)
Input Voltage 12V to 14V
Thermal > 60º C protection