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Re: ISS contact.



just listened on the pass at 12noon ish utc, and didnt hear a thing over in
england :/.

are they just talking to people in america or the world.

i assumed as they are orbiting, they would.

oh well :)

Speak to you later.
Scott Elliott
Scott@pieh0.co.uk
2E1FJB / M1SJE / M3SJE
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael P. Olbrisch" <kd9kc@elp.rr.com>
To: "_AMSAT_list (E-mail)" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2002 4:00 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS contact.


> How exciting... the International Space Station on voice all day long.
>
> I listened to a few passes, but was too busy crunching data from
> this morning's bullet test to get to the radio.
>
> But, I caught the pass at 0100 UTC, coming down the west coast.
> At AOS, they were calling W6ATX, having trouble with the callsign.
>
> Then he called CQ, and I gave my callsign since I was right there by
> the radio.  What a thrill when he responded:
>
> KD9KC this is RS0ISS,  1A ISS.  I responded of course with: RS0ISS
> this is KD9KC,  1D West Texas.  My first voice contact with the
> space station.
>
> We said our 73s, and the next surprise was that he again called CQ...
> several times, with no takers.
>
> I was able to record the downlink audio, but not my uplink, so I have
> a record of it.  If you didn't get them today, try again tomorrow, you
> may still have a chance.
>
> Good Luck to all.
>
> Mike.  KD9KC
> 1D - West Texas.
> El Paso, Texas.
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