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Re: ISS amateur radio



It was always my understanding that calling the crew was discouraged 
(potential to interfere with scheduled QSO's, among other reasons)....  one 
should only call if the crew was actually heard operating.

George, KA3HSW


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "McGrane" <tmcgrane@suffolk.lib.ny.us>
To: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 10:26 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS amateur radio


> Greetings
>
> The International Space station radio is now operating cross-band repeat
> or mode U/V
>
> Look at amsat.org for details on operating.
>
> Please dont "RUN" the satellite. Be happy with one or two contacts per
> pass.
>
> Try calling the crew. they may be listening and answer.
>
> Thanks, 73 Patrick n2oeq
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