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