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RE: ISS ham radio setup



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> Wayne replies:

> It would be interesting to know if the ISS hams use any computer tracking
> software or not.  I presume they do somehow find out where they are before
> operating.  Perhaps via hearing ground station communication on a different
> radio, or by checking a computer tracking screen elsewhere on the ISS.
> Surely they wouldn't bother calling CQ when the footprint is over the ocean
> or an unpopulated region.


I read somewhere they are using an STSPLUS kind of tracking software to see exactly where over what 
they are.
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