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Re: shuttle rebroadcast



There was a question posted of how to receive the shuttle rebroadcasts in
the space coast area.  I was hoping a local would respond but this
information follows from W4UFL, a club member who is staff here at UF in
Gainesville. I plan on using the info since as luck would have it I depart
on a cruise from Port Canaveral about two hours before the launch.  I'll
bring along a HT and videocamera.  If there is not a delay we'll have an
ocean view!

 

Jay, AA4FL

Faculty Advisor, Gator Amateur Radio Club at UF, club station W4DFU

Visit our Website at www.gatorradio.org <http://www.gatorradio.org/>  and
listen for us on the birds

 

<<Last time I was there, it was on 146.910 or 146.940 but I'm not really
sure what the current freq. is.  Several repeaters usually carry it.

 

I have heard it is on UHF as well as VHF.  Scanning has a good chance of
getting it since the launch coverage is usually active.

 

There are some web sites but I don't know how fresh they are.

 

http://home.cfl.rr.com/scanner/brev1.htm

146.940   146.340  103.5  NASA Select Audio - Space Shuttle Rebroadcast - 

Merritt Island

 

If you have ATV, you can even pick up NASA-TV rebroadcast over Amateur
Television.

 

http://viaoz.com/lisats.org/

 

You can hear the NASA Select Channel on a "radio scanner" of the type sold
at Radio Shack. Tune to 146.940 MHz for the Merritt Island ham radio
repeater where John K4GCC has a line into the Space Center. A backup
frequency is 147.135 MHz. The Titusville "chat" frequnecy is 146.910 MHz,
and if you're a ham operator yourself, call N4SCY on 146.970 MHz, and I'll
be happy to talk you into a good viewing site.

 

http://spacelaunchinfo.com/countdown.html>>

 

 

 

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