I made a new page (not a blog) on the audio cable I use for my Kenwood TH-D2 https://spacecomms.wordpress.com/audio-cable-for-kenwood-th-d72/ AdvertisementsRead more "New page on audio cable for Kenwood HT"
How I got involved with a helping a school talk to an astronaut on the ISS. Please subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/SpaceComms1?sub_confirmation=1 Custom PCs from Nordic PC: https://nordicpc.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/johnbrier The contact has officially been scheduled: Moore Square AIG/GT Magnet School, Raleigh, NC, direct via KG4AKV The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS (***) The scheduled […]Read more "New Video! Our ARISS Contact Part 1"
On AMSAT-BB, sometimes people ask for someone to call them on the phone and walk them through things. And people actually do it. On Linux and other open source mailing lists, when people ask basic questions they’re told to “read the f*cking manual, noob.”  My first experiences in a technical field were in the […]Read more "AMSAT-BB versus every Linux mailing list"
AO-91 is an FM repeater  satellite with a strong 2 meter downlink (receivable with a rubber duck) and an incredibly sensitive receive system on the 70 cm uplink. There are reports of people getting into the bird using a handheld inside a house. That is incredible. If there are no issues, this will likely […]Read more "Just Launched AO-91 Will be a Great Bird"
If you want to get an ARISS SSTV award for receiving the SSTV images from the ISS in July of this year you need to apply very very soon. Even though the original announcement said the window extended until the end of the year, the administrator of the program […]Read more "24 Hours Left for ISS SSTV Award"
Dave Jordan, AA4KN, is the public relations manager for Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS). I delivered this to him at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex while I was in Florida for the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) launch as a part of the NASA Social program.  TDRS receives funds from the Space Communications and […]Read more "First T-Shirt Delivered to Patron!"
This is pretty cool. Way back in April 2015 when a curious police officer showed up after I received my “First Perfect ISS SSTV Image,” which later became my most popular video (17k views currently) – he just showed up again! Right after I received another perfect image last night. Life is really funny sometimes. […]Read more "This is Pretty Cool"