[amsat-bb] Re: ISS Packet Question

Roger Kolakowski rogerkola at aol.com
Fri Feb 6 08:20:31 PST 2009

At one time I thought the Path indicated the bands that were in use,
sometimes split frequency, sometimes in one band and out the other...

Perhaps Ken can confirm that...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Harry Strahlendorf" <P47Harry at comcast.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 7:03 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS Packet Question

> Hi Gang,
> Does anyone know why the Unproto Path seems to change from day to day?
> Friday evening it was "RS0ISS-3."  Then a few days later it was
> I have been advised to simply enter "ARISS" in my D-700 path statement and
> 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.
> I enter all the above path statements to be certain?  Any and all info
> 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
> 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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