Posts Tagged ‘intnat’l space stn – shuttle – sats’

Army Ham in Space!

Army Colonel Doug Wheelock, KF5BOC, has put together an awesome YouTube video of himself making contacts over North America prefaced by a tour of the International Space Station. He has just successfully returned to Earth. Welcome Home, Sir! Makes you want to go right out and get an Arrow II. NA1SS VOICE FREQUENCY (region 1). […]

News & Notes

Last night I went out to the seawall at Fort Monroe to see if I could see the Space Shuttle Discovery as it headed away from the Kennedy Space Center towards it’s link up with the International Space Station. I was out on the fishing pier, scanning across the Chesapeake from Norfolk to Virginia Beach […]

Work AO-51 with your FT-817

Clint Bradford Work AO-51 with your FT-817…or just about any dual-band HT! Summary: Program a channel with split freqs, per your owners manual. The Details: The two primary modes of operations for AO-51 are FM analog voice and 9600-baud packet. AO-51′s transmitters have variable power output, and can operate as high as 8 Watts output […]


From : Don Reply-To : HamRadioHelpGroup@xx Sent : Thursday, December 29, 2005 9:33 PM Subject : [HamRadioHelpGroup] Re: Satellites (AO-51 mostly) Bryan KE7EZE (really like the EZE call) Hey…I use to live on working the Birds/SATS but still try to work them from time to time, so yes I have some suggestions and info. First, […]

ARISS-Russia “Space Patrol” holiday operating event set

ARISS-Russia “Space Patrol” holiday operating event set (Dec 22, 2005) — ARISS-Russia’s Sergey Samburov, RV3DR, has announced that his team and Russian Space Agency Roscosmos/Energia will sponsor “Space Patrol,” a space-related operating event, December 25 and 26. The activity will be both space-based and ground-based and on HF as well as VHF. International Space Station […]

ISS 12 Commander Shooting for WAC, WAS and Maybe DXCC from Space

NEWINGTON, CT, Dec 14, 2005–ISS Expedition 12 Commander Bill McArthur, KC5ACR, has proven to be one of the more active Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) operators among ham radio operators who have occupied the space station. Early in his ISS duty tour, McArthur got on the air from NA1SS for Scouting’s Jamboree […]

Go Army! Beat Navy!!

ISS commander cheers for Army in contact with Naval Academy’s W3ADO (Dec 1, 2005) — During a brief 2-meter contact November 26 between the US Naval Academy’s W3ADO and NA1SS, ISS Expedition 12 Commander Bill McArthur, KC5ACR, cheered for an Army win in the traditional Army-Navy football game December 3. “Thanks very much for the […]

Been busy with…..

- Tried to contact KD6EUG (at his alternate QTH in Mi-Wuk Village, CA) via EchoLink last night, no luck. I tried on two different EchoLink repeaters: one near Tuolumne (N6EA, 146.115) and another near Modesto (WA6OEC, 441.350). Going to try again tonight and see if we can make contact. – I got NOVA for Windows […]