Archive - 2006 - Poll

December 14th

Will you try to use ANDE and RAFT once they are deployed?

Yes
68% (47 votes)
No
4% (3 votes)
Not sure
28% (19 votes)
Total votes: 69
N5VHO – Thu, 2006 – 12 – 14 15:55

November 29th

How many persons on the ISS have you had a voice contact with using amateur radio? (list them in comments)

None
40% (34 votes)
1-3
48% (41 votes)
4-6
7% (6 votes)
7-9
5% (4 votes)
10 or more
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 85
N5VHO – Wed, 2006 – 11 – 29 11:44

November 21st

Have you successfully contacted the ISS using only a HT?

Yes (Please leave a comment)
31% (26 votes)
No
69% (57 votes)
Total votes: 83
N5VHO – Tue, 2006 – 11 – 21 10:23

November 13th

Which do you prefer when the crew is not active on voice.

Packet operations
92% (90 votes)
Silence
8% (8 votes)
Total votes: 98
N5VHO – Mon, 2006 – 11 – 13 22:40

October 21st

How much transmit power do you typically use with the ISS?

More than 100 watts
5% (6 votes)
51 to 100 watts
8% (10 votes)
26 to 50 watts
34% (40 votes)
6 to 25 watts
29% (35 votes)
5 watts or less
24% (28 votes)
Total votes: 119
N5VHO – Sat, 2006 – 10 – 21 11:29

September 28th

Do you have large objects near your home that substantially block your path to the ISS?

No, there are few or no large objects near my home that blocks the ISS. I am not affected.
42% (47 votes)
I have some, and it affects some of the ISS passes from home.
41% (46 votes)
The large objects near my home affects my ability to work the ISS from home much of the time.
17% (19 votes)
Total votes: 112
AH6RH – Thu, 2006 – 09 – 28 11:06

For the ISS, do you compensate for Doppler shift on 2 meters?

Yes
44% (71 votes)
No
56% (92 votes)
Total votes: 163
N5VHO – Thu, 2006 – 09 – 28 09:01

September 13th

How many different AMSAT entities have you worked via ISS?

None - I only monitor
40% (19 votes)
At least 1 (Satellite Communicators club)
42% (20 votes)
20+ (OSCAR Satellite Communications Achievement Award)
8% (4 votes)
60+ (OSCAR Sexigesimal Award)
2% (1 vote)
100+ (OSCAR Century Award)
8% (4 votes)
Total votes: 48
N5VHO – Wed, 2006 – 09 – 13 20:38

July 9th

What is the lowest chance of return that you'd accept for a NASA expedition to Mars?

0%
11% (20 votes)
20%
17% (32 votes)
50%
20% (37 votes)
80%
30% (56 votes)
99%
22% (40 votes)
Total votes: 185
cameraperson – Sun, 2006 – 07 – 09 11:03

June 26th

Did you make a contact via ISS using QRP during the crossband repeater operations for Field Day?

Yes
37% (38 votes)
No
63% (64 votes)
Total votes: 102
N5VHO – Mon, 2006 – 06 – 26 14:52
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