Good point. We'll try to do better.
Mark D. Johns, KØJM
AMSAT Ambassador & News Service Editor
Brooklyn Park, MN USA   EN35hd

"Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit,
   you would stay out and your dog would go in."
    ---Mark Twain

On Sun, Nov 26, 2023 at 11:50 AM Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL via AMSAT-BB <> wrote:
At 12:29 AM 11/26/2023 +0000, you wrote:
>In this edition:
>* ARISS News
>Amateurs and others around the world may listen in on contacts between
>amateurs operating in schools and allowing students to interact with
>astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station. The
>downlink frequency on which to listen is 145.800 MHz worldwide.
>National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (UNN),
>Nizhny Novgorod, direct via UB1QBM. The ISS callsign was RSØISS, and the
>crewmember was Konstantin Borisov. The ARISS mentor was RV3DR. Contact was
>successful at Wed 2023-11-22 16:40 UTC.
>Congratulations to the National Research Lobachevsky State University of
>Nizhny Novgorod students, Konstantin, and mentor RV3DR!

>Note that due to the recent debris avoidance maneuver, that was performed
>on Nov. 10, some of the pass times have significantly shifted. It is
>suggested that you use the very latest Kep data.
>The crossband repeater continues to be active (145.990 MHz up {PL 67} &
>437.800 MHz down). If any crewmember is so inclined, all they have to do
>is pick up the microphone, raise the volume up, and talk on the crossband
>repeater.  So give a listen, you just never know.
>The packet system is also active (145.825 MHz up & down).

The packet system hasn't been active for weeks.  I don't know why
it keeps getting posted as active.



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