[OZAPRS] Simpson Desert APRS via ISS
vk3tbn at hotmail.com
Wed May 7 12:23:02 EST 2014
Pacsat NO 44 is around as well, probably only in daylight hours due to solar cell charging issues. See www.aprs.org for more details... Only problem I that I don't know if there are any ground stations here on Oz still listening to enable Gateing of packets.
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On 06/05/2014, at 22:10, "Andrew Rich" <vk4tec at tech-software.net> wrote:
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>> On 6 May 2014, at 8:25 pm, Liz VK2XSE <edodd at billiau.net> wrote:
>> QTR Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:49:30 +1000 Andrew Gilbett QTC
>>> Just arrived in Alice springs, I have an interesting track across the
>>> Simpson desert via the ISS.
>> I thought about this today as I drove through areas with no 2m digi
>> coverage and 2 of the local Telstra phone towers out of action.
>> I used a SIM on the Optus network.
>> I had a look enroute (when I stopped for a break), tuned the radio to
>> ISS frequency, but the details I could find on the net suggested I
>> needed to rewrite my PATH to ARISS.
>> All of this seemed to be about 10 years old information, so is this still required?
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