Archive - Oct 2006 - Forum topic

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October 30th

Work AO-51 with your HT - Tutorial

Here's a copy of the handout I have been using when talking to groups about working amateur satellites with handheld radios.



Clint Bradford, K6LCS

K6LCS – Mon, 2006 – 10 – 30 20:20

October 28th

Is it just me?

Is it just my bad luck or has it been a while sence I have heard a signal fron ISS? WA9WEB

WA9WEB – Sat, 2006 – 10 – 28 17:19

October 27th

Callsigns of space travellers

This link has a list of amateur radio in space related links and likely the most comprehensive list to cover space travelers who were hams.

Check it out!

Kenneth - N5VHO

N5VHO – Fri, 2006 – 10 – 27 14:05

school contact post poned

There was a school contact scheduled for just after 5 am central USA Today friday oct 27th 2006, but when i was on the echolink they said iwas postponed at the last minute. I dont know when they will reschedule.

kb0zuu ( just passing this along )

kb0zuu – Fri, 2006 – 10 – 27 06:07

October 18th

Advice on radio equipment for ISS voice/packet

I am new to amatuer radio, about to take my exam and get licensed.
I would like to do voice and packet data to the ISS.

However I am wondering what equipment is good for this.
Can a handheld 2m radio do the job? What entry level radio's would
people recommend? I was looking at the Kenwood D700 but some
people say it does not have good buffer space for packet, and fills
up quickly.

Any advice, or pointers on where to look would be helpful.
Perhaps if this website, each member could describe their equipment
somewhere - that would be useful for beginners like me.


astropaul – Wed, 2006 – 10 – 18 07:06

Recommended equipment for talking to ISS.

I am going for my Technician license pretty soon and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on what some good equipment would be to get for communicating with the ISS?



jmgaddis – Wed, 2006 – 10 – 18 06:57

October 16th

Jamboree on the air

I am trying to organize an ISS contact for the scout troop as part of jamboree on the air on Oct 21st. I have a 5/8ths antenna and a 65W transmitter. Is there any way to get on the schedule so that we aren't trying to contact them while they are sleeping?

KC0YOZ – Mon, 2006 – 10 – 16 12:56

October 14th

Packet from ISS

Quando tempo dobbiamo aspettare ancora per ascoltare segnali packet dalla ISS? 73' to all de Michele I7PQD

i7pqd – Sat, 2006 – 10 – 14 06:17

October 7th

PCSAT-11 ???

Heard this today on 144.390 ?? On the national aprs freq. The message was qsy on 145.825 to work pcsat-11.

W8OSP – Sat, 2006 – 10 – 07 18:35

October 6th

Why no signals from iss ?

Why do we hear nothing from the ISS anymore? We have always heard the psk before. Is this a secret mission or not?

wa4ht – Fri, 2006 – 10 – 06 15:12

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