[amsat-florida] Re: Packet on ISS Downlink 145.800?

David - KG4ZLB kg4zlb at gmail.com
Sat Jul 31 19:50:35 PDT 2010


I recently bought a wide screen TV and had heard that plasma caused all 
sorts of issues so I opted for LCD; no issues thus far.

David
KG4ZLB



On 7/31/2010 22:47, w4dbt at aol.com wrote:
> Yes, the Amateur Service is the primary (and exclusive) user for the 
> 2M band.  However, I believe that anyone can use any frequency they 
> want provided that the ERP is less than something like 100mW. (Don't 
> quote me on this, but I think there is such an exception).  Of course, 
> even a low-radiation signal like that, if close enough (like utility 
> lines) will be easily heard in our receivers.
>
> Also, we seem to have entered an era in which anyone can violate any 
> FCC regulation they want, as long as nobody complains and they don't 
> get caught.  We are experiencing intrusions of all nature, especially 
> from consumer electronics and major appliances at levels never before 
> seen.  Watch what happens to your HF bands when you get around to 
> replacing your washer/dryer with one of the new, state-of-the-art 
> microprocessor-controlled units.  There is no RF suppression 
> whatsoever, and it comes right out through the front display panel. 
>  Prey, prey to the powers that be, that your neighbors never buy a 
> Toshiba large screen TV!!!  I can't speak for their flat panels, but 
> their rear projections sets could qualify as HF transmitters!!
>
> I'll continue to listen and keep a log as well.
>
> 73
> Dave (W4DBT)
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David - KG4ZLB <kg4zlb at gmail.com>
> Cc: amsat-florida-bounces <amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org>; 
> AMSAT-FLORIDA <AMSAT-FLORIDA at amsat.org>
> Sent: Sat, Jul 31, 2010 6:32 pm
> Subject: [amsat-florida] Re: Packet on ISS Downlink 145.800?
>
> Is that permissible at that frequency? Are we not Primary users in the
> 2m band?
>
> My local utility, Florida Pop and Flash, (sorry Florida Power and
> Light), use 70cm for their telemetry.
>
> David
> KG4ZLB
>
>
>
> On 7/31/2010 22:17,w4dbt at aol.com  <mailto:w4dbt at aol.com>  wrote:
> >  It wouldn't surprise me in the least to discover that it was from a
> >  utility.  Brighthouse Networks transmit a signal on 145.25 to use for
> >  cable plant locating.  Of course it radiates, and if you have cable in
> >  the neighborhood, you'll hear that too.
> >
> >  Dave (W4DBT)
> >
> >
> >
> >  -----Original Message-----
> >  From: David - KG4ZLB<kg4zlb at gmail.com  <mailto:kg4zlb at gmail.com>>
> >  Cc: amsat-florida-bounces<amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org  <mailto:amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org>>;
> >  AMSAT-FLORIDA<AMSAT-FLORIDA at amsat.org  <mailto:AMSAT-FLORIDA at amsat.org>>
> >  Sent: Sat, Jul 31, 2010 5:47 pm
> >  Subject: [amsat-florida] Re: Packet on ISS Downlink 145.800?
> >
> >  If its of any interest, I too hear it all the way down here in EL96
> >  (between Naples and Fort Myers) and I have heard it on past occasions.
> >
> >
> >  73
> >
> >  David
> >  KG4ZLB
> >
> >
> >
> >  On 7/31/2010 19:57, David H. Jordan wrote:
> >  >   Dave and Scott,
> >  >   What did u decide the packet was??
> >  >
> >  >   Dave, AA4KN
> >  >   Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
> >  >
> >  >   -----Original Message-----
> >  >   From:w4dbt at aol.com  <mailto:w4dbt at aol.com>
> >  >   Sender:amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org  <mailto:amsat-florida-bounces at amsat.org>
> >  >   Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 19:36:38
> >  >   To:<wb2uzr at gmail.com  <mailto:wb2uzr at gmail.com>>;<amsat-florida at amsat.org  <mailto:amsat-florida at amsat.org>>
> >  >   Subject: [amsat-florida] Re: Packet on ISS Downlink 145.800?
> >  >
> >  >   Hi Scott,
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >   I'm not hearing anything on 145.800 at this time (Saturday evening, 19:35
> >  EDT), but there is something on 145.807500 (+/- 150 Hz).  I'll keep listening
> to
> >  see if this situation changes and post here with any results I get.
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >   73
> >  >   Dave (W4DBT)
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >   -----Original Message-----
> >  >   From: Scott Schmautz<wb2uzr at gmail.com  <mailto:wb2uzr at gmail.com>>
> >  >   To: amsat-florida<amsat-florida at amsat.org  <mailto:amsat-florida at amsat.org>>
> >  >   Sent: Sat, Jul 31, 2010 2:45 pm
> >  >   Subject: [amsat-florida]  Packet on ISS Downlink 145.800?
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >   Hi All:
> >  >
> >  >   Anyone hearing packet on the ISS voice downlink frequency 145.800?  Been
> >  >   hearing it here for quite a while, curious if anyone else is hearing it,
> and
> >  >   can maybe decode some and get a callsign? I don't think it's real local,
> but
> >  >   it's definitely there in Melbourne.
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >   Thanks
> >  >
> >  >   Scott/WB2UZR
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