[amsat-bb] Has anyone made a satellite QSO with an orbiting ISS astronaut?
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Dec 21 16:21:50 UTC 2017
Ken Ransom might recall more details, but it was tried with AO-51 and I
think the astronaut was Doug Wheelock. If I recall correctly he heard the
satellite, and was heard through the satellite, but no QSOs were completed.
The Doppler is "interesting" as you can imagine. AO-91 would be a good
candidate for a repeat attempt.
73, Drew KO4MA
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Has anyone made a satellite QSO with an orbiting ISS
Has anyone ever had a successful two-way QSO with an orbiting ISS astronaut
through an amateur radio satellite transponder?
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