[amsat-bb] Appearing on http://www.ariss.net/
mikesprenger at gmail.com
Mon May 26 21:41:39 UTC 2014
The goal overall, is to get the digi functionality working via the ISS, to
use the capability live/attended for educational value part of the Radio
Merit badge work for scouting.
Is my intended use inappropriate ?
Being a technical question, is the Amsat-BB right vehicle for a technical
discussion as to why I'm no longer able to digi via the ISS or shall I look
On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> The beacon while-unattended into a very valuable limited channel such as
> the ISS and PCSAT digipeaters are disappointing to me. The purpose of the
> APRS digipeaters in space are for humans to contact humans, or for the rare
> -out-in-the-atlantic or Pacific lone traveler or experiment.
> The unattended beacons are intereference to that mission and are not
> Bob, WB4aPR
> On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Clayton Coleman <kayakfishtx at gmail.com>wrote:
>> These days I'm finding less and less stations on APRS via the ISS.
>> This is a major reason as to why packets digipeated by the ISS aren't
>> making it into the terrestrial APRS Internet Service. If there are
>> only one or two stations within your mutual footprint and they can't
>> hear very well, chances are your position digipeated by the ISS won't
>> be heard by them. Therein lies your problem and why your packets
>> aren't making it to the Internet. It is no fault of the APRS-IS or
>> the ISS digipeater.
>> I was on a pass this morning, 63 degree elevation, that covered most
>> of the western half of the United States. Of that entire pass I only
>> copied 5 stations, all of which were automated with no live
>> individuals at the keyboard. I was getting a 100% solid copy of the
>> I've never quiet understood the fascination with transmitting a packet
>> and showing up on the Internet. Nowadays there's an app for that.
>> The APRS-IS, ISS digipeater, and our terrestrial APRS networks are
>> great resources. Unfortunately operating trends come and go and I
>> think we are in a down cycle with less people active on the ISS
>> digipeater over North America.
>> On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 10:10 AM, Mike Sprenger <mikesprenger at gmail.com>
>> > Used to be able to show up on the ariss.net web page when I digi my
>> > position via the ISS, now I can't figure out what I've done to cause it
>> > not work any longer....(and I can successfully appear by using the new-n
>> > paradigm on terrestrial APRS on 144.39)
>> > It's not an RF path problem, I can Digi via the ISS no problem on
>> > hearing my return packets from the ISS. I've digi'ed dozens via the
>> > yet, I can no longer gateway to the ARISS web page.
>> > Referring to this page:
>> > http://www.aprs.org/iss-faq.html
>> > ISS145.825145.825ARISS | APRSAT | WIDEAdding an optional SGATE,WIDE on
>> > path allows your
>> > I have tried to digi via ARISS using several paths, some of which are:
>> > CQ,ARISS,SGATE,WIDE
>> > CQ,ARISS,SGATE,WIDE
>> > CQ,ARISS,WIDE1-1
>> > So, 2 questions, using UI-View32:
>> > 1. What's the most common Is there something that could cause it *not*
>> > gateway to the www.ariss.net page ?
>> > 2. What is the Digi Path to end up on www.ariss.net ?
>> > --
>> > Thanks,
>> > Mike
>> > W4UOO
>> > (37.9167N 81.1244W is the Summit)
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