[amsat-bb] Re: What Happened to the PacSats?

Andre sats at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Wed Jan 4 12:57:36 PST 2012

Op 4-1-2012 21:29, Chris Maness schreef:
> I have been looking into using the APRS digipeater on the ISS to send
> txt messages.  Is this possible?  I go hiking and camping a lot, and
> it would be cool to at least digipeat through the ISS.  What would be
> even better is an email sat.  Store and forward to gatway stations
> that relay emails like winlink does.  This would be great for
> outbackers and people in developing areas that don't have this
> ability.  The gateway station could approve and foreward inbound email
> too so that way the messages are sent like 3rd party traffic.  No spam
> and junk like that.
> Just a Thought,
> Chris Maness
Short emails are posible trough iss

it's one way only but good enough for checkin messages, there are enough 
monitoring stations to cover most needs, africa might be a bit hard at 
places but even there, there should be posibileties.

73 Andre PE1RDW

73 Andre PE1RDW

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