Packet System Onboard ISS is Back on VHF

4/14/2017
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 meter handheld, to replace the one that had failed, which had been used in the Columbus module for school group contacts and for Amateur Radio packet.

Full Story at ARRL link below
http://www.arrl.org/news/iss-packet-system-is-back-on-vhf

 

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