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Rodney Anders wb9wkt at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 12:03:48 CST 2017

There may be an issue with the 2m radio on the ISS--so try to listen at
437.525 too.
New radio is coming----it is in a supply ship that will try and dock to the
ISS tomorrow.

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:20 PM, Rodney Anders via members <members at tcra.org
> wrote:

> ===Message From The TCRA Reflector===
> Just saw on twitter where the International Space station is supposed to
> have a radio contact with kids in a school in Maplewook Minnesota.  You
> should be able to hear the astronauts on 145.800 FM (turn off your
> squelch).
> ARISS ct. w/ John Glenn Middle School, Maplewood MN on 22 Feb. Set for
> 18:48 UTC. The contact will be direct between NA1SS and K0JDD.
> Doesn't make a lot of sense because the pass data that I see isn't a very
> good pass.  But if you are near a radio turn in on Feb 22 around 12:48 CST
> or 18:48 UTC and see if you can hear the astronauts.  If they do have a
> contact it will only be about 5-8 minutes.  Pass data from Heavens-above
> matches the time on twitter---so chances are good this will be a
> contact---listen in.  Remember to open your squelch.
> [image: Inline image 1]
> If one of the Russian astronauts comes on the radio you can really
> tell---pretty cool.   You can use an HT and any ol vertical
> antenna---nothing special is needed to listen.
> Rod
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