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Re: The LID List Begins



Hi,

Scott, WA6LIE kindly wrote to me to explain that the ISS digi was 
operating untill 1400 UT. Now everything makes sense. Thank you Scott.

Sil - ZL2CIA


Sil - ZL2CIA wrote:
> A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
> 
>> On 2/5/06, Scott Avery WA6LIE <wa6lie@msn.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I guess the word is not out yet.
>>> How can one send a packet, and continue to do so
>>> when there is NO digipeater on the air?
>>
>>
>>
>> Two reasons:
>> 1. It's an automatically controlled, unattended station.  Legal by the
>> rules for packet, but very irresponsible in this situation.
>> 2. They don't know the digi is off.  There is still no excuse because
>> it is customary to listen before transmitting!  Even in packet
>> operation.
> 
> 
> --- snip ---
> 
> Hi A. J. Farmer,
> 
> Perhaps the digi has been on after all (unfortunately).
> 
> It would seem that those packet stations operating on the suitsat 
> frequency of 145.990 MHz were gated to ARISS.NET. The most recent 
> packets received by findu are only 5 hours old as I write. This traffic 
> does appear to have gone via RS0ISS-3, so the ISS digi may well be (or 
> have been) working (even though the plan was to turn it off).
> 
> This is, of course, highly undersirable.
> 
> I did not see any new stations appear on ARISS.NET during the 1900 UT 
> pass along the US West Coast, so perhaps it really is off now.
> 
> 
> 
> Sil - ZL2CIA
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