[amsat-bb] Re: Email via The ISS Was: What Happened to the PacSats?

Chris Maness chris at chrismaness.com
Wed Jan 4 17:05:40 PST 2012

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Andre <pe1rdw at amsat.org> wrote:
> Op 5-1-2012 1:45, Chris Maness schreef:
>>> Short emails are posible trough iss
>>> http://wa8lmf.net/bruninga/aprs/sset-email.GIF
>>> 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
>> I had a low pass right now and I did not get a repeat of what I sent
>> up.  I am beaconing:
>> KQ6UP>BEACON,ARISS:<UI>:     :EMAIL    :kq6up at kq6up.org  This is a
>> test of ISS mail.
>> This did not echo back, but this is what I did decode:
>> ISS Crew Keyboard.  Crew may not be available.  For BBS/PMS use RS0ISS-11
>> RS0ISS-4>N7HQB:<<UA>>:
>> and three more very similar lines.
>> Should I be using RS0ISS for the via?  Has the call sign changed?
>> Thanks,
>> Chris Maness
>> KQ6UP
> iss should digi both trough ariss and rs0iss-4, if someone is using the bbs
> there will be a lot of colisions so you will have to give it several tries,
> especialy on low power, you can always test the email system on 144.390.
> you can also look at http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/ariss/index.cgi for
> successfull repeats.
> 73 Andre PE1RDW

How do I send email on 144.390?  Is the same way as I would send via the ISS?


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