[pskmail] Re: 300 Baud Rate in the USA

  • From: ve7cus@xxxxxxx
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 15:38:25 -0800

So, since PSK500R is about half the speed of PSK500 does it fall within the 300 
baud limit?

Darrel, VE7CUS

On 2012-01-23, at 2:51 PM, Bernard Dekok wrote:

> Dave,
> Baud rate can't be WPM / 1.2
> Winmor 8 Car 16PSK is 94 baud, at 3285 WPM on 1600 HZ bandwidth.
> See the Excel spreadsheet on this thread.
> Yep, 3285 words per minute.
> Try doing THAT on CW.....=)
> I vote for the Winmor virtual TNC as another mode option for PSKMail.... 
> Bernie,
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 3:06 PM, David Kleber <kb3fxi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think I recall seeing someone post somewhere that BPSK500 goes over the US 
> throughput limit, but I've never seen what appears to be a well detailed 
> explanation. Also, there seems to be varying opinions on how to calculate 
> baud rates from wpm (wpm divided by 1.2?). It's all quite confusing.
> I wish we could just go to regulation by bandwidth with a separate playground 
> for unattended ops. The robots in any bandwidth need to have their own 
> allocations which makes sense for anyone on either side of the fence (whether 
> you hate the robots or love them).
> We really need to get rid of the throughput limitation, which contradicts one 
> of the key reasons for our amateur radio frequency allocation which is the 
> advancement of the art (and technology).
> BTW, BPSK500 leaves a bit to be desired unless you're on a near full quieting 
> path.
> -Dave, KB3FXI

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