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Re: The LID List Begins



Hello Again....

At 1400 UTC ISS went into the Repeater mode.
This is 145.990 up and 437.800 down.
To make it into the APRS-IS, or to www.ariss.net,
the signals must appear to be digipeated* via RS0ISS-3*.
Since they are NOT digipeated, they will NOT show up on ARISS site.
However, ALL transmissions on 145.990 WILL be re-transmitted!
This includes packets which CAN be decoded!

I hope this clears things up a bit.

73, Scott


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sil - ZL2CIA" <zl2cia@amsat.org>
To: "A.J. Farmer (AJ3U)" <farmer.aj@gmail.com>; <sarex@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2006 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: [sarex] The LID List Begins


> 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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