Jupiter Space Station Group

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NASA - ISS

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OBJECTIVES

   1. Apply disciplined planning to hunting for
        signals from the ISS over a period of months
        as done in radio astronomy.

   2. Experiment with different antennas,
        polarizations, and modes.

   3. Interact with ISS crew:  Flight Engineers
       Susan Helms and Jim Voss, Cmdr Yuri Usachev.

   4. Have an exciting diversion from traditional
       radio astronomy signal searching for JSS
          team members. 

 

 CONTACT!

PACKET via ISS

VOICE from ISS

May 1, 2001 - 16:49 UTC
Actual ISS Packet Sample
by W4JSS


May 10, 2001 - 18:53 UTC
W4JSS - Susan Helms


May 9, 2001 - 00:35 UTC
KJ4X -  Stations in Atlanta,
NJ, New England

May 9, 2001 - 19:48 UTC
    KJ4X - Jim Voss
   W4JSS - Jim Voss

Note: "4X" called by Voss
          after first W4JSS call, Doug's
          ending KJ4X callsign, then
          W4JSS exchange with Voss

April 10, 2001 - 06:51 UTC
KJ4X - VE6SZR
(Doug Fagan - Valentino Sarro)

May 4, 2001 - 18:53 UTC
W4JSS - Susan Helms


JSS 12' Dish with 8 element Quad lashed on

Doug Fagan (KJ4X) used 12 element Yagi

Tech Specs

1. Downlink Frequency: 145.80 MHz

2. Uplink Frequency:     144.49 MHz

3. Rig:  Kenwood 2550A  50 Watts

      Mode:  FM

4. Antenna:  8 Element Quad

5. Positioning:  12' Dish Positioning

6. Tracking Software: Skychart III

7. Crew Schedule:  ISS

8. TLE data:   NASA

9. ISS CallSign:   NA1SS

 

          

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