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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #948

This Week in Amateur Radio #948 Week of April 29, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR948 Running Time: 1:07:53 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #948 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 29, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #947

This Week in Amateur Radio #947 Week of April 22, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR947 Running Time: 1:12:26 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #947 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 22, 2017. This week’s edition is anchored by Fred Fitte NF2F, […]

ISS Packet System is Back on VHF

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet digipeater system is again operating on VHF — 145.825 MHz. The failure of an Ericsson handheld VHF transceiver on board the ISS last fall had caused ARISS to shift packet operation to 70 centimeters. A cargo resupply mission in February delivered a new Ericsson 2 […]

New ISS Packet Distance Record Claimed

AMSAT-NA reports that Mark Pisani, KK6OTJ, and Jerry Rogers, W8LR, are claiming a new distance record for their February 1 APRS message packet contact during a pass of the International Space Station (ISS). The distance was 3,089 kilometers (approximately 1,915 miles), establishing a new distance record for the ISS digipeater. via American Radio Relay League […]

ARISS Packet System on Board the ISS Switched to UHF

Due to the recent failure of the Ericsson VHF radio in the ISS Columbus module, the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) APRS packet system that normally operates 145.825 MHz has not been available. Crew member Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD, has activated an ARISS UHF radio that had been in storage on the ISS, […]

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