[amsat-bb] Re: JOTA and ISS

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Tue Oct 16 17:11:49 PDT 2012

I'll be operating NI6BB from the USS IOWA in San Pedro, California DM03 
from 1700 UTC to 2300 UTC.

I'm planning on working FO-29 on the 1838 and 2033 passes, and AO-7 on 
the 2210 pass out here.

If AO-27 is operational, I'll try the 1943 and 2120 passes.

There are two ISS passes, at 2052 and 2227, but I don't know what "mode" 
the ISS will be in.

There are no VO-52 or SO-50 passes available during the 4 hour window we 

Hope to hear some of you!

73, Jim  KQ6EA

On 10/16/2012 09:41 PM, James Luhn wrote:
> Besides HF, I hope to be able include some satellite contacts this 
> weekend for the Boy Scouts Jamboree on the Air (JOTA).  I would love 
> to hear from others who will attempt some satellite contacts for JOTA. 
> I am just beginning to figure out what passes and satellites will work 
> on Saturday, October 20.  I will be operating from Galveston State 
> Park in Galveston, TX.
> Also, does anyone have info on when the ISS will be in contact with 
> the Boy Scouts in Irving, TX this weekend?  I understand they have a 
> schedule set up and perhaps we can give a listen.  Perhaps on the next 
> pass or so, they will consider a contact with others.
> 73,
> -james
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