[sarex] Re: Ariss casual phone contacts

Tony. VK5ZAI hutchja at riverland.net.au
Mon Jul 12 00:12:35 PDT 2010

I hope those of you that say they haven't heard any activity from the 
ISS heard  Doug calling CQ  over the last week or so. From feedback I've 
heard there have been numerous random contacts made around the world 
including Australia and the USA

Regards, Tony.

P.O.Box 470. Kingston. S.E.
South  Australia.  5275

National ARISS Coordinator
& Telebridge Earth Station

patrick mcgrane wrote:
> How about letting us know why there are no casual contacts anymore and only rehearsed and choreographed public shows.
> I read many times about how busy the astronauts are but it is glaringly apparent they have no interest or are refraining from unrehearsed 
> contacts.
> They could at least turn on the cross band repeater. The navy had enough control over the amateur radio with the packet.
> Frankly, I am personally no longer interested in talking to the astronauts but the repeater was a lot of fun.
> Someone please make it happen.
> A mere citizen
> pat
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