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RE: Beginner Birds

Somebody wrote: 
> Unfortunately, a Mode A transponder on ISS probably wouldn't work well
> because of interference from the 2m downlink of the ISS voice/packet
> station.  As long as the ISS voice/packet/SSTV station is on 2 meters, a
> transponder probably couldn't use that band for an uplink or a downlink.

   Let's see, ISS 2M voice is very infrequent, so no problem there.
   ISS 2M packet...I seem to remember that being on the air a few years ago :-)
   No threat of 2M interference that I can see.

   Bob K0NR

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