AMSAT Board of Directors changes

AMSAT leadership has some behavior and conduct issues that must not continue. People that have volunteered and supported AMSAT in the past have left, stopped, or dramatically curtailed their support due to these issues. We don’t have a lot of money to throw around. We depend on volunteers and goodwill and that is why leadership […]

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PD180 ISS SSTV

In 2017 ISS SSTV switched from transmitting images in PD180 to PD120. This is from the “What to expect during a pass” section of my ISS SSTV Reception Hints page. I wanted to save it somewhere in case they go back to using it at some point. For now I am updating the Reception Hints […]

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Why ham radio?

Occasionally people ask me a question about ham radio that could be summarized as “why?” Why ham radio? Why are you standing in a parking lot with a bunch of electronic gear hung over your body and a big antenna in your hand aimed to space just to talk to someone a few states over? […]

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