[amsat-bb] ISS SSTV
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 23:01:20 UTC 2017
S9 the entire pass just now on my Oscar-ish array, without the preamp.
2m antenna is a 2x8 element circular polarized beam, and about 60' of
old RG-something-thick (either 8 or 214) to the rig. Full Az/El
rotisserie. 2 great images (4/12 and 5/12), though I had to switch
polarization about halfway through the first one. Odd, since I thought
the ISS antennas were linear...
Koos van den Hout wrote:
> On 12/06/2017 10:27 PM, Mike Seguin wrote:
>> Got two good images from the ISS just now. VERY loud signals from them....
> The signals are loud here too. I just received a full image which
> started at 7 degrees above the horizon and ended at the horizon. It's
> clearly showing decoding errors, but at the best reception my FT-857D
> gave it an S5. See https://twitter.com/khoos/status/938525407426629632
> And that's on a vertical on top of the house. I wonder what an Az/El
> rotor on a high spot can do!
> Koos van den Hout PE4KH
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