[amsat-bb] Re: Richard Garriott aboard ISS
kc6rol at amsat.org
Wed Oct 8 20:56:30 PDT 2008
Frank is going to post more comprehensive information very soon, Al.
Garriott has an *extremely* busy schedule while he is on orbit. He
wants to do general QSOs, as time permits.
The plan is for SSTV to be downlink only.
He may use his W5KWQ callsign for some activities, such as SSTV, and the
other ISS callsigns will be used for the school events.
> Oct 12 is approaching. What exactly is the game plan? Is he going to
> be communicating only with hams at schools or will we be able to make
> individual contacts with him? Will SSTV transmissions be only one
> way, from ISS to Earth or will there be 2-way SSTV communications.
> What call sign will he use while aboard the ISS?
> Thanks for any clarification.
> 73 Al W8KHP
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