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December 30th

3 January school contat to Morocco but in telebridge in VK !

3 January 2018 an ISS SPACE STATION to the school Higher National School of Computer Science and Systems Analysis (ENSIAS) in Morocco !

The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 13:52 UTC.

The contact will be a telebridge between NA1SS and VK5ZAI.

The contact should be audible over portions of Australia and adjacent areas.

Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.800 MHz downlink.
The contact is expected to be conducted in English.

73 de IW2BSF - Rudy

IW2BSF – Sat, 2017 – 12 – 30 11:52

December 20th

polarization project antenna

A real good Antenna would be a 2 meter Quad, and a 70cm quad both will work well. For 2 meter quad use a 21-1/4" element length that is 5.28" per side. This is the reflector on a 1/2 diam. boom. The Driven element will be 20 1/2" (5.125)" and the director 1 will be 5.031" and director 2 will be 5.031" per each side. The length of the boom will depend of the tightness of the beam received and transmit pattern . Typical length would be 4 to 6 feet. You can adjust the spacing as to your desire. And the Same principle for 70 cm . Put them up once to tested them with the Antenna analyzer.

Walter Kernaich – Wed, 2017 – 12 – 20 21:09

Diploma NOTA Nasa On The Air from dic 2017 to 2018 !

NASA On The Air (NOTE) From December 2017!

The various amateur radio clubs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the United States invite the amateur radio community to join the special NOTE event (NASA On The Air).

NOTE starts from December 2017 and continues until December 2018!

In addition to being the 60th anniversary of the agency, 2018 will mark 50 years since NASA orbiting the first human being around the moon and 20 years since the first elements of the International Space Station (ISS) were launched into Earth's orbit low.

IW2BSF – Wed, 2017 – 12 – 20 15:27

December 19th

21 december contact to school in Taipei - Taiwan ROC !

an ISS contact to school has been planned with participants at Taipei Municipal Ximen Elementary School, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C on 21 Dec..

The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 08:49 UTC.

The contact will be direct between OR4ISS and BN0SM. The contact should be audible over Taiwan and adjacent areas.

Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.800 MHz

The contact is expected to be conducted in English.

73 de IW2BSF - Rudy

IW2BSF – Tue, 2017 – 12 – 19 15:35

19 December 2017 on ISS the new crew Expedition #54 !

SOYUZ ARRIVED! Docking occurred at 08:39 UTC on Tuesday, December 19th.

With the return of Paul with the Soyuz MS-05 and now with the arrival of the Soyuz MS-07 we have on board

Anton Nikolaevič Škaplerov, (a military and third Russian commander of Soyuz) Norishige Kanai (40 years old doctor and Japanese) and Scott Tingle (former pilot of the American navy) belonging to the new Crew # 54.

Soyuz MS-07, is the 136th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft!

IW2BSF – Tue, 2017 – 12 – 19 14:01

December 15th

ISS packet

Hi all

Is ISS digipeater down/broken?

73 de SA0BSV

SA0BSV – Fri, 2017 – 12 – 15 13:07

December 11th

12 December contact to school in Spain (reschedule) !

12 December an ISS contact for Summa-Aldapeta, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, has been re-scheduled.

This direct contact via EG2SMA is presently scheduled for astronaut Joe Acaba KE5DAR on Tuesday 12 December at 13:01:28 UTC.

73 de IW2BSF - Rudy

IW2BSF – Mon, 2017 – 12 – 11 15:27

December 9th

Experiment progation on H.F. in deep Space

what is the probability of deep space use of H.F. frequency. I wonder how well it would work since the use of H.F. frequency is dependence of propagation of the f1 or f2 along with the D and E layer for word wide contact. how would it fair in deep space when you won't have these layers in space. would electromagnetic play a role in how it would work. please feel free to reply. Thanks AA8WK En90rp Walt

Walter Kernaich – Sat, 2017 – 12 – 09 14:43

December 6th

Voices were heard during the SSTV transmissions.

Voices were heard during the SSTV transmissions over Exeter IO80GR at 19:52 UTC.

G7HCE – Wed, 2017 – 12 – 06 16:42

December 5th

VU2UUU-6 SatGate is active 24x7 at India

Hi Friends,

I have setup a Rx only APRS SatGate VU2UUU-6 in India. It is a dedicated SatGate running 24x7 on Raspberry Pi with RTL USB Dongle with Double Cross Dipole Antenna at 145.825 MHz.
Please look for VU2UUU-6 Satgate.
Kindly look for VU2UUU-6 on APRS maps.

Best 73


VU2UUU – Wed, 2017 – 12 – 06 01:02

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