[amsat-bb] Re: ISS packet station still up?
w8aas at comcast.net
Thu Apr 5 04:02:53 PDT 2007
No hardware problems we know of. The D700 needs to be reprogrammed
to reset the desired operating modes. That's a simple task on the
ground, but getting it done in space is taking a while (lack of
dedicated ham computer, software delivery, training, etc.). With
luck, it won't be much longer.
Dave Taylor, W8AAS
ARISS Training Manager
On Apr 5, 2007, at 2:22 AM, Sil - ZL2CIA wrote:
>> Is the ISS packet station still running?
>> Is there a ISS ham info web page somewhere that keeps track of the
>> station and the hams on board the ISS?
> I haven't heard it for months. I see nothing real
> reported to findu for 117 days(www.ariss.net - the
> VK4TEC message is not one that has been digipeated
> via the ISS).
> The ARISS group (I think) posted a message some
> months back explaining that there was a problem
> with the inbuilt TNC in the radio.
> Sil ZL2CIA (ex PA3HIL)
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