[aprssig] aprs satellites?
bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Sep 2 08:42:08 CDT 2005
>Actually, ISS is not that easy to hit with 2.5W handie.
>All I see on the downlink, is the same three stations
>each pass. One each from Germany,Spain and Italy.
But how often are they transmitting? In a 5 minute pass
there is enough time for easily 60 stations or more to
be successful if they randomly try 5 times during the
pass. My suspicions are that some stations just
keep hammering away the entire pass and thus hog
the uplink and collide with everyone else...
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