[amsat-bb] Re: ISS crew ham contacts?

Joe Fitzgerald jfitzgerald at alum.wpi.edu
Wed Dec 19 07:34:04 PST 2007

Nate Duehr wrote:

> It seems that during SAREX, more crews were active.  ISS crews seem  
> either a lot busier (less personal time for ham radio?) or are  
> generally a lot less interested -- 

I had a chance to speak with our hometown astronaut Suni Williams 
recently, and she indicated that access to other forms of communication, 
specifically e-mail and VoIP phones, have become available to the 
astronauts making radio less interesting to those astronauts not already 
bitten by the ham bug.

-Joe KM1P

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