Above is the ground track and 10 degree elevation coverage area for the ISS during this pass. The coverage actually extends beyond this circle because the ISS is receivable below 10 degrees elevation, but this image, from Heavens-Above.com, is made mostly to aid in identifying satellites visually when the sun reflects off of them, and […]Read more "Space Station School Contact over New Mexico Friday"
ISS Slow Scan TV today was a bust and not just because the space station didn’t send any images due to a hardware transmit issue. At the “Giant Pile of Red Clay” I forgot to record audio from the radio, had interference, and faced uncomfortably strong winds which swept up sandy dust and dirt onto […]Read more "ISS Slow Scan TV Today Was a Bust"
I made five contacts! And it wasn’t raining before I started! This is from the 2016-03-27 2111Z SO-50 pass over North America. Here are the all the stations heard on this pass, when they were first heard. There were 19 in all: 00:02 KG5CCI 00:06 K4FEG 00:13 N8HM FM18 00:28 N4UFO 00:45 KM4RTS EM90 01:01 […]Read more "Rainy SO-50 Video"