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[aprssig] Is ISS Digipeater Down?

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sun Jun 17 02:49:07 UTC 2012


ISS has been on UHF for a week or so

Check out AMSAT


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2012 12:04 PM
Subject: [aprssig] Is ISS Digipeater Down?


> For the last month or so, I have been monitoring 145.825 MHz and igating 
> traffic from the ISS.     I have a satgate setup consisting of an Icom 
> discone antennna, and a Bearcat 760 scanner with it's "tape recording" 
> audio output connected to an Acer netbook running the UZ7HO Soundmodem 
> tnc.  This setup has been listening 24/7 for passes, and has worked 
> perfectly until now.
>
> However, for the last week or so, I have heard nothing from the ISS. 
> Has anyone else noticed the same thing?   Did they move to a different 
> frequency for APRS operations?   Did the crew possibly use the radio for 
> voice contacts and forget to re-enable the digipeater?   Or what?
>
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> High-Performance Software-Only Packet TNC
> http://wa8lmf.net/miscinfo/UZ7HO-Soundmodem-Install-Ver-0.44-Beta.exe
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> High Quality Calibrated Static Maps for Any APRS App
>    http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/PM9_StaticMap_Export.htm
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>  Vista & Win7 Install Issues for UI-View and Precision Mapping
>     http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/UIview_Notes.htm#VistaWin7
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> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>   http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths
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