[amsat-bb] Re: ISS orbital timing & links

Sebastian w4as at bellsouth.net
Sun Jan 18 14:51:24 PST 2009

Lots of good information on there Alan, thanks.  Another site I just  
found is http://www.n2yo.com

I just received a telephone call from a ham in El Salvador who heard  
me on the ISS.  He was using an old Azden 2 meter mobile with a  
discone antenna.  He asked me about my station since he's very  
interested in getting on at least the FM birds for now.  He gave me  
the link above.  I suggested that he pickup a dual band full duplex  
HT, with a handheld antenna (Arrow or Elk), as that would probably be  
the easiest and most economical way.  So hopefully we'll hear YS1MS,  
Jose on the sats soon.

73 de W4AS

On Jan 18, 2009, at 5:27 PM, Alan Sieg WB5RMG wrote:

> Interesting following the comments regarding ISS orbital reboost...
> Most folks refer to the ISS as being 'late',
>   when actually they are just listening too early.
> Here are some useful links that the group might find interesting.
> Hopefully they will raise as many questions as they answer.

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