[amsat-bb] Re: ISS Packet Question

Curt Nixon cptcurt at flash.net
Fri Feb 6 06:43:38 PST 2009

Good Morning:

I cant answer your question directly but I know that the advice to use 
simply ARISS for the path works fine.  And if I recall, that advice was 
given by the father of APRS, Bob Bruninga so it should be good :)  Must 
be some other issue in the setup giving you trouble.


Harry Strahlendorf wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> Does anyone know why the Unproto Path seems to change from day to day?  Last
> Friday evening it was "RS0ISS-3."  Then a few days later it was "RS0ISS-4."
> I have been advised to simply enter "ARISS" in my D-700 path statement and I
> should be okay, but I have not made an APRS contact since doing so.  My
> inquisitive nature needs an answer as to why the Path keeps changing.  Could
> I enter all the above path statements to be certain?  Any and all info will
> be greatly appreciated.  
> I monitored 145.825 MHz on a few passes over the eastern USA yesterday and
> did not hear any packet data.  Also attempted to call NA1SS on
> 145.800/144.490, hoping that perhaps Mike was off duty and enjoying a few
> QSO's.  Nothing heard.  Is there any one website where we can get up-to-the
> minute news and info, or must I just go with trial and error attempts and
> hope to get lucky with making a voice contact?  I was able to confirm a
> couple of contacts during the 25th Anniversary event, but want more and
> more!
> Sincerely & 73,
> Harry ~ KC2OJN
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