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

40% (34 votes)
48% (41 votes)
7% (6 votes)
5% (4 votes)
10 or more
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 85
N5VHO – Wed, 2006 – 11 – 29 11:44

One voice contact with Bill McArthur

One voice contact with ISS,on Nov 30,2006 with Bill McArthur.I always enjoyed hearing him on the air,he made a lot of people happy with a contact,including myself.

Submitted by K1DOG on Sun, 2006-12-10 13:34.

Contact with the ISS

I was fortunate enough to get my ticket while Commander McArthur was still in the sky. I was able to talk to him 2 times during his flight. Since then, I have tried several times with no luck. We can only pray for another astronaut like Bill McArthur to fly another mission!
Here is the link with audio of my first contact.

Submitted by KB3NDS on Sat, 2006-12-09 16:40.

Contacts over South Africa

Over the past 20 years or so, I have been fortunate to make contacts with orbiting crew from a number of locations here in south Africa.
First with crew on the mir, then the shuttles and lately ISS. I recall that some of the MIR crew was also very very active and we had many contacts.
Its just as much fun and exciting to chat with astro/cosmonauts now as those years ago, but today I can involve my kids and the positively influence will definately carry forward into their future.

There is a problem with being located here on the tip of Africa.
Some of the crew probably never tried putting out a call over these parts - thinking the activity here to be near nill. Which of course is pretty accurate compared to what the activity levels are in US and Europe.

On the plus side - if a crew member puts out a call, they are able to have a nice long conversation without interference problems.

Mark Shuttleworth (2)
Sergei Krikalev (1)
Greg Olsen (1)
Bill McArthur (13)

73's Keith, zs6tw, kg44bd

Submitted by ZS6TW on Sun, 2006-12-03 11:58.

Only one contact

My one and only contact was in November of last year with Bill. It was just before the Army-Navy game, and since my qth was near Philadelphia, Bill took some time to chat about his Army days, and how he was rooting for Army. I was almost speechless - but it was a great contact!!

Submitted by Jim kr2t on Sat, 2006-12-02 16:47.

With NA1ISS - Bill

only 4 times with Bill McArthur.

I'm waiting for new opportunities.

73 to all

ZZ2VJG - João
Don't forget to read the Bible. Certainly Jesus left a message for you!

Submitted by PU2UJG on Sat, 2006-12-02 09:34.

73 All!

73 All!

Submitted by HS2WAQ on Sat, 2006-12-02 02:03.

2 Commander NA1SS,RS0ISS

I'am made voice contacts from Bangkok,Thailand My first contact ISS-Expedition 11 "RS0ISS" Commander Sergei Krikalov U5MIR (2) and ISS-Expedition 12 "NA1SS" Commander Mr. "Bill" McArthur" KC5ACR (3) I have great recollections of talking to him

Submitted by HS2WAQ on Sat, 2006-12-02 01:58.

ISS Contacts

So far I've worked Valeri Korzun,Michael Finke and Bill McArthur, all from the mobile in DM76
packet is interesting but I'm looking forward to SSTV in auto mode. good luck all. Mick KD5PEX/G6GIF

Submitted by KD5PEX on Thu, 2006-11-30 10:55.

Voice contact with NA1SS Bill

Io ho avuto due contatti a voce con Mr. Bill in data 22 ottobre 2005 e 18 dicembre 2005. In data 18 dicembre Mr. Bill , che è stato molto assiduo in radio da favoloso astronauta-radioamatore che non dimenticherò mai, , ha parlato anche con il mio nipotino Lorenzo di 7 anni che si trovava nel mio shack durante il contatto . Sono stati momenti molto emozionanti per me e per il piccolo Lorenzo.Di quest'ultimo collegamento audio ,conservo la registrazione audio. Se qualche OM traducesse in inglese questo mio messaggio, mi farebbe cosa graditissima.73' de Michele Porricelli - 66 anni - I7PQD.

Submitted by i7pqd on Thu, 2006-11-30 06:46.

Just 1, KC5ACR, Bill McArthur

You can see/hear the audio/video at this website.

Worked Bill four times.

Ron Hashiro, AH6RH

Submitted by AH6RH on Thu, 2006-11-30 04:51.

7 so far

This was an interesting poll on the old website so I thought we'd do it again since Bill McArthur was so active. I expect a lot more "1" votes. As of Nov 29, 2006, I have been fortunate enough to work Korzun, Fincke, Krikalev, Phillips, W. McArthur, Ansari and Lopez-Alegria.

Kenneth - N5VHO,com_weblinks/catid,14/Itemid...

Submitted by N5VHO on Wed, 2006-11-29 11:53.

Nice post...

I worked 4 since 27 Aug 2005.

27 Aug 2005 - U5MIR Sergey Krikalev. Birthdate. [2]
12 Dec 2005 - NA1SS & RS0ISS Bill McArthur & Valery Tokarev. [6]
03 Apr 2006 - PY0AEB Marcos Cesar Pontes [1]

I hope this crew and next comes on radio. What Bill McArthur do onboard ISS was amazing!

73 PY5RX
Almada/Lisboa - Portugal

Submitted by CT7ABD on Wed, 2006-11-29 13:53.

Valeri Korzun (3) Sergei

Valeri Korzun (3)
Sergei Treshev (1)
Ed Lu (1)
Mike Foale (2)
Mike Finke (2)
Leroy Chiao (1)
Bill McArthur (8)

Submitted by KB1GUE on Wed, 2006-11-29 13:25.

Bill McArthur (1) Listened

Bill McArthur (1)

Listened to a lot of busy passes and was finally able to talk to him on a weekday in the early afternoon. Pretty cool.

Zach KM7I

Submitted by KM7I on Wed, 2006-11-29 17:13.




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