[amsat-bb] Re: ISS Repeater for Field Day!
ka3hsw at att.net
Tue Jun 21 11:24:19 PDT 2011
Somebody can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that for "life safety"
reasons, they are only supposed to operate it in the pre-tested and pre-approved
----- Original Message ----
> From: Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Sent: Tue, June 21, 2011 1:49:08 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ISS Repeater for Field Day!
> On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 23:24 -0500, George Henry wrote:
> > According to www.issfanclub.com, the ISS repeater has not been active for
> > almost 2 years now. At one point it was rumored that the memory programming
> > of the radio had been messed up, and the crew did not know how to put it
> > into crossband repeat mode manually.
> What? I thought they were supposed to be radio amateurs! What happened
> to "fiddle with the buttons until it works properly"?
> Gordon MM0YEQ
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