Archive - Oct 8, 2002 - Story
....WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO DOCK WITH SHUTTLE TOMORROW
AT 17:25 GMT.
....WE ARE GOING TO MAKE THE TEST WITH PACKET MODULE VIA SATELLITE
DURING THE NEXT WEEK... said this afternoon in two messages Valery
ISS Packet System changes call sign for Mail box - ISS to Change Frequency for APRS test - Mail from Commander Valery Korzun on ISS - Shuttle Launched
By Miles Mann WF1F,
Manned Amateur Radio Experiment, North American Division
The ARISS team has agreed to a limited test of the ISS packet system as a
dual-hop constellation with PCsat. This means that the ISS packet system will be temporarily QSY'ed to the 145.825 MHz simplex frequency of the PCsat digipeater so that the two satellites can operate together.
On the 1711 EDT pass I had a very good conversation with Cmdr . Korzun and he is looking forward to the arrival of the STS-112. He said it will keep them very busy with the 3 EVAs' that are planned. He was making many contacts in the US and also Canada. Arthur N1ORC