[OZAPRS] Simpson Desert APRS via ISS

Ray Wells vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Fri Apr 25 09:52:37 EST 2014


Ham gear on the ISS is turned off during docking procedures with 
delivery craft, etc. The ISS stopped beaconing on Tuesday or Wednesday 
(not at home now and can't check). My money on the ISS being "missing" 
and not a low battery at your end.

Ray vk2tv

On 24/04/2014 22:49, Andrew Gilbett wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Just arrived in Alice springs, I have an interesting track across the 
> Simpson desert via the ISS.
> I did notice that I havent been received for two days I think that is 
> due to the battery voltage dropping overnight due to the fridge 
> running and in turn the transmitter runs out of puff... (that is on 
> the second battery).
> Whilst I am running around Alice is there a local digi here? is it 
> worth adjusting the frequency of the radio?
> Thanks :-)
> Andrew
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