Amateur Satellite, the ISS and More – ETH082

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk Gabriel Zeifman, NJ7H, about Amateur Satellite, the ISS and More… Facebook Question of the Week: Have you ever made a contact through a an object in space? Tech Corner – Amateur Satellite, ISS and More… I first heard about Gabriel in the ARRL Letter on July 27, 2017. There was an story in there that was titled, “Oklahoma Radio Amateur is First to Score Satellite VUCC from Greenland” A couple things…

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Experimenter’s Wednesday is Coming Back!

A couple weekends ago, the ISS did something special to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the ISS, they transmitted 12 images over the weekend that people could “download” using only a directional antenna, a radio and a phone. I didn’t hear anything about it, unfortunately, until after the event ended when I listened to the second episode of the Hamradio 360: Field Radio Podcast. Here is a link to that episode in case you didn’t listen to it. It was pretty neat to listen to the interview with Galen Wilson…

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AMSAT Expands Ground Terminal Development to Texas

Source: ARRL News AMSAT has expanded the development of ground terminals for the Phase 4B and other digital/microwave satellites it’s working on in partnership with Virginia Tech. The second ground terminal will be in the Dallas, Texas, area. Hardware was recently ordered from National Instruments Corp for delivery to Bill Reed, NX5R, to equip a second AMSAT ground terminal community. AMSAT said that expanding the system to the Dallas area will allow more collaboration, development, and testing by AMSAT and North Texas Microwave Society amateurs with San Diego and other…

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