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RE: ISS - How to?



Jim, Adi, and all else who caught my mistake:

You are indeed correct!  I apologize..... the writing of the message must 
have coincided with a bout of cranial flatulence!  :^0

Thanks for pointing it out.

73,

Paul

At 07:07 AM 8/9/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Paul, I believe that's 144.490 for the uplink.
>
>73 de N8AU, Jim in Raymore, MO
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul Yeager [mailto:w4ski@arrl.net]
>Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 8:40 PM
>To: Adi Linden
>Cc: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ISS - How to?
>
>
>Adi:
>
>Try it!  What's to lose?
>
>My guess is that your 5W HT and 5/8 omni will work just fine, unless you're
>under a lot of trees. ISS isn't using much more than that, as far as I know.
>
>Recent postings regarding ISS have prompted me to start listening.  A
>J-pole (30 feet in the air, but that might not matter in this case) feeding
>a TM-241A is yielding strong packet signals here, and this through
>significant tree cover.
>
>I have been monitoring mainly for signs of voice activity, but will soon
>have a TNC hooked up, just to see if I can get a packet digipeated.
>
>Remember this is NOT simplex operation..... you want to receive on 145.800
>and transmit on 144.590 (since Canada is part of Region 2).  This split can
>be a challenge to program into some radios!  Transmitting on 145.800 will
>do nothing, other than perhaps interfere with the downlink.
>
>Have fun!
>
>73,
>
>Paul W4SKI
>
>
>At 02:46 PM 8/8/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Reading all the messages about ISS I don't see anything about what's
> >actually needed to hear and contact ISS. Will a 5W HT and an 5/8 omni
> >work?
> >
> >Adi
> >va3adi
> >
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