[amsat-bb] Re: APRS beaconing on the ISS no luck....

Alexander Sack pisymbol at gmail.com
Sun May 15 07:50:47 PDT 2011

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Alexander Sack <pisymbol at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello AMSAT-BB:
> I have TH-D72A HT connected to a ANLI  AL-800 34" telescoping whip.
> This morning there was an almost 90 degree pass over my grid square
> (FN20rk).  I get loads of packets but for the life of me I can't
> beacon myself!  :-(
> I have my Decay Algorithm off, I have beaconing every 30 seconds (I
> even manually beacon by pressing F+[Beacon] as per the Kenwood
> manual).  I have my beaconing in APRS format.
> Is this just not gonna happen on a HT?  I have tried 4 times with no
> luck (all high elevation passes).  Again I see every packet that flies
> by (comparing my HT list with that on ariss.net).  Very frustrating.
> Help!

WA4SCA asked me the million dollar question:  What is my packet path set to?

Well not ARISS!  :-(

Let me try this again in 47 minutes.  Its a low elevation pass though.

Stay tuned (literally)!

-aps (KC2ZSX)

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