Ham Talk Live! Episode 228 - The New Radio on the Space Station

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by WB9VPG, Sep 16, 2020.

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  1. W1FXX

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    I use and really like W1ANT for Android. Works really well.
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  2. NP4JE

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    Last night im work iss NP4BB 73:):):):):)
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  3. KP4BB

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    Send any confirmation (QSL Card) to contac ISS
    I'm NP4BB 73
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  4. W8AAZ

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    OK dumb question. ISS is pretty spacious and at UHF and above a duplexer is a pretty small unit, or can be. Thus why not put up a single band repeater unit some time? I assumed that cross band on sats was a necessity due to the impracticality of putting proper isolation of TX and RX in a small package. But this seems to be one instance that is not so critical?
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  5. KB4HVO

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    What is the best antenna to use for this contact?
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  6. W4GUZ

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    I was all setup to make a contact last night ..80 degree pass almost perfect but the repeater appeared to be off line?
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  7. IW2BSF

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  8. KG8ZQ

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    Same here. I was looking right at it, bright in the sky, and no response. Doppler shifting receive didn't help. Same result on the second pass. Maintenance? KG8ZQ, Jerry
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  9. W1MOZ

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    Give "Heavens Above" a try. Free on the Google Pay Store.
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  10. K3RLD

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    I think they turned it off to use it for a school contact? Not sure, but you can check to see if it's online here:
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