[amsat-bb] ISS Unattended Beacon Theory (UBT) - PROVE ME WRONG!

Jerry Buxton n0jy at amsat.org
Tue Apr 19 02:11:53 UTC 2016

Well?  I didn't join in because that would have upset the experiment
since I'm not usually on there anyway.  So what happened?

Jerry Buxton, NØJY

On 4/18/2016 20:30, Clayton Coleman wrote:
> I worked an ISS pass earlier tonight on packet.  I copied 18 stations
> digipeated via the ISS. However, only one of them responded to any
> kind of live, keyboard-to-keyboard action.  The other stations seemed
> very dedicated to letting the world know their name and city every 1-2
> minutes.
> Surely my theory that 80% of the stations are unattended beacons, pass
> after pass, must be wrong.
> Please, prove me wrong at 0200Z 19-April, and show me that people have
> two-way QSO's and not just beacon their name and city continuously for
> 24 hours.
> 73
> Clayton
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