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Re: APRS - Which sats active now ?



Jim,

ISS is an "easy" Sat to work on packet/APRS 1200 baud.
It is also very popular, so there is a lot of activity!
For more satellite info, here are a couple of links.

http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/status.php
http://oscar.dcarr.org/

73, Scott WA6LIE


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RANSOM, KENNETH G. (JSC-OC) (BAR)" <kenneth.g.ransom1@jsc.nasa.gov>
To: "'Jim Heck'" <jimlist@milnet.uk.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 11:50 AM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] APRS - Which sats active now ?


> Jim,
> Yes, ISS is currently configured for APRS unless the crew is talking to a
> school or making general voice contacts.
>
> Here are a few links that have info about ISS Ham operations.
>
> http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/reference/radio/
>
> http://www.issfanclub.com/
>
> http://www.rac.ca/ariss/
>
> Kenneth - N5VHO
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On Behalf
> Of Jim Heck
> Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 9:34 AM
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] APRS - Which sats active now ?
>
>
> Hi List,
>
>   I've never really 'done' APRS, but my attention has been drawn
> towards it recently. There seems a wealth of info available on the net. 
> But
> I would be grateful for current info regarding which sats are now 
> available
> for using with APRS, specifically can one use the ISS at the moment?
>
> Thanks and 73
> Jim
> G3WGM
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