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Re: ISS amateur radio status report



Sorry, my bad...I didn't catch the switch to the PCSAT frequency...

Thanks

Roger
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]" <kenneth.g.ransom@nasa.gov>
To: "Roger Kolakowski" <rogerkola@aol.com>; <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 3:20 PM
Subject: [sarex] Re: ISS amateur radio status report


> 145.825 simplex is for packet operations only. Voice frequencies have
> not changed (144.490 up and 145.800 down for ITU regions 2 & 3 or
> 145.200 up and 145.800 down for ITU region 1)
> 
> 
> Kenneth - N5VHO
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Kolakowski [mailto:rogerkola@aol.com] 
> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 12:21 PM
> To: Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]; sarex@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [sarex] ISS amateur radio status report
> 
> Hi Ken...
> 
> Just a quick clarification...is the "voice" uplink for general amateur
> use also 145.800 (the same as packet)?
> 
> Thanks for your efforts!
> 
> Roger
> WA1KAT
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]" <kenneth.g.ransom@nasa.gov>
> To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 2:24 PM
> Subject: [sarex] ISS amateur radio status report
> 
> 
> > Some short term reconfigurations to the Kenwood radio were attempted
> today
> with limited success. The preset channels that are used for many of the
> day
> to day operations are still inaccessible. The good news is that a few of
> the
> more commonly used configurations were able to be stored in the radio.
> One
> of the modes that was able to be partially restored was the packet
> system
> but the operations will be on 145.825 simplex. General voice
> communication
> as well as configurations to support school contacts were also saved.
> >
> > A full restore of the radio is still required to return full
> functionality
> of the radio system and that process will require access to a computer
> system and certification of the required software. This request is being
> worked but will take a significant amount of time to get all parties
> involved satisfied before the actual restoration can occur.
> >
> > In the mean time, enjoy the packet operations when the crew is
> unavailable
> and keep listening just in case one of the ISS crew decide to give out a
> "CQ" over your part of the world.
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > Kenneth - N5VHO
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