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Know WHEN They are Above You!
Which are the "Easy" Satellites?
The ISS crossband repeater is UP! 145.990 67.0 UPlink, 437.800 DOWNlink! (Frequency chart on Home Page.) SO-50 is fairly easy to work. AO-91 with its 2M downlink is easier. Unfortunately, AO-92 is experiencing battery problems (10/2020).
It is best that you work these satellites in "full duplex" mode - if possible - and monitor the DOWNlinks as you transmit.
There are also occasional .
Receiving ISS SSTV images can be as simple as holding your HT up to your smartphone equipped with a $3 app! Info right here.
Once you've mastered the "easy" sats, there are several SSB / CW transponder sats. Click here for "getting started" information.
Consult this site (screenshot below) to see if your chosen satellite has been heard by others ... and report your experiences, too!
- UP and running.
- UP and running
- Battery problems ...
- Packet, FM Repeater on-board
On the left, use the drop-down menu to see where the ISS, SO-50, AO-91, or AO-92 are right now.
On the right, The LIVE OSCAR STATUS PAGE. See #2 above
Informational Sites to Bookmark