[amsat-bb] Re: ISS
Alan P. Biddle
APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET
Mon Sep 27 13:59:07 PDT 2010
The ISS does not have a dedicated amateur beacon. It operates in a variety
of modes, with the most common being packet and voice with two meter
downlinks on 145.825 and 145.800, respectively. See this link for more
and this one for relatively current status:
When it is active, it is loud, easily heard on an HT, though of course a
real antenna is better. Due to various operational requirements, it is
As for SATPC32ISS, basically it just requires the same serial link as the
regular program. Are you using an IC-910? In earlier versions you needed a
jumper on the ACC socket, but as of version 12.8a that is no longer
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Jack Barbera
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2010 3:04 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS
Need a little help with ISS
Was under the impression that ISS had a beacon, but have not been able to
locate the frequency.
To use ISS satpc32 I believed it was mentioned that some sort of a hand
between the program/radio/computer was necessary. Can someone provide what
to be done.
Thanks to anyone who can help me.
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