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Re: ISS cross band



Darren,

I owe you an apology. I missed the note on the AMSAT web-site that 
suggests that this mode will be operating prior to Christmas.

My mistake.

I should read more before I open my figurative mouth (or my real one for 
that matter).

I'm sorry.

Sil

ZL2CIA



Sil - ZL2CIA wrote:
> Darren,
>
> The ISS cross-band is usually 145.800 MHz down and 437.800 MHz up. Of 
> course that doesn't meant that it can't be something else.
>
> I note however, that 145.990 MHz x 3 is 437.970 MHz. Could you be 
> hearing the 3rd harmonic of your own TX?
>
>
>
> Sil
>
> Darren VK1HFC wrote:
>   
>> Hello to all.
>>
>> Yesterday i posted to say that i heard the crossband repeater active
>> some other hams pointed out to me, that the ISS was active on packet at the
>> same time.
>>
>> i also noticed that my signal report was removed from issfanclub.comovernight.
>>
>>
>> There was another late night pass that i could prob have worked, but it was
>> during my sleep time :) so i didnt try then.
>>
>> I have just tried again now, and found it to be active. 0640hr utc pass over
>> VK1.
>>
>> so what is the story?? i could hear myself.......... but only when the ISS
>> came into view... so it wasnt an operator error.
>>
>> I understand that this mode is experimental, with 145.99 uplink and 437.800
>> downlink.
>> This mode seems nice, as i dont need high power or big antennas to get in.
>>
>>
>> Can the equipment on board support both modes at the same time?
>> And is anyone interested in trying a qso with me on future passes?
>> next pass is low elevation for me (approx 15deg) so should be workable for a
>> little bit. due at 0820hrs UTC (thereabouts)
>>
>> nothing much else usable till tommorrow, and i read Kenneth's notes about
>> the EVA, so it might be off soon anyway.
>>
>>
>> thank you all in advance.
>> Darren
>> VK1HFC
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