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[aprssig] APRS Satellite Status

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Oct 22 13:24:01 UTC 2007


> Just had a visible 63 degree passover of the ISS...
> I monitored 145.825 and also 145.800... zilch. 
> According to the ariss.net page, the ISS hasn't 
> been heard in over 6 days.  Any thoughts on this? 

Yes, it comes and goes.  The crew has to reconfigure the radio
every week for its school contacts.  And it is easy to make a
mistake in setting it back for packet...

> which frequency should I be  monitoring for the 
> ISS here in the US? I always thought it was 145.800
> (per  Bob's website), but the AMSAT page also shows 
> an APRS digipeater on 145.825. Thanks!

Yes, they have moved it to join PCSAT-1, and ANDE digipeters on
that frequency.  I have so many web pages, would you mind
pointing me to the one that still says 145.800?  And I will fix
it .  Thanks
Bob, WB4APR

 
> Bob Bruninga wrote:
> > FOlks, If you travel anywhere in the remote world, take 
> your APRS with you.  You won't be outta touch... 
> > 
> >> Status of APRS satellites:
> >>
> >> http://pcsat.aprs.org   ANDE - yes.
> >> http://www.ariss.net  ISS - yes
> >> GO-32 - yes.  Downlink now  has APRS bulletins
> >> ECHO - not at this time.
> >>
> >> PCSAT-1 - did not recover this time.
> >> Next full sun period is first week 
> >> of November when she should recover.
> > 
> > but only GO-32 now is dependable and it takes 9600 baud, so 
> only the D7 and D700's are viable...
> > 
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