• [VU2NSB] How to get started on ISS Cross band Repeater?

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    How to get started on ISS Cross band Repeater?

    Posted: 23 Oct 2020 08:32 AM PDT https://vu2nsb.com/iss-cross-band-repeater/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=iss-cross-band-repeater

    Getting started on ISS Cross band Repeater The new version of the ISS Cross Band Repeater had been activated on 2nd September 2020 at 01:02 UTC. This should be great news for millions of radio amateurs around the world. The
    ARISS program (Amateur Radio on International Space Station) has been
    active for many years. Under ARISS, a variety of amateur radio
    communication activities have been conducted at specified times as per
    declared schedules. Amateur radio operators around the world have made
    numerous FM radio voice contacts with astronauts onboard the ISS as well as received SSTV picture transmissions from the ISS. However, the above
    activities in the past required adherence to ISS activity schedules. Radio amateurs could make radio contacts with the astronauts but only when they
    were free to operate amateur band radios The new Cross Band Repeater that
    has now been installed on the ISS is an absolute game-changer. Now, there
    is a fundamental difference. The ISS Cross Band Repeater allows two geographically separated operators on the ground to establish contact with
    one another. The ISS is only... Click Here to Read Full Article []

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