[aprssig] APRS Satellite Status
bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Oct 22 08:24:01 CDT 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 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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