[aprssig] New APRS Satellite to be deployed from ISS on 21 Aug (APRS)

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Jul 26 14:22:18 EDT 2017

Not right. QIKCOM-1 is a worldwide digipeater on 145.825.  The 144.39
alert beacon is only over the USA..


-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Rich [mailto:vk4tec at internode.on.net]
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:38 PM
To: Robert Bruninga
Cc: Peter Laws N5UWY; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] New APRS Satellite to be deployed from ISS on 21
Aug (APRS)

Just to confirm this satellite is only usable over the USA ?


> On 25 Jul 2017, at 11:27 am, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> Correct.  APRStt is on QIKCOM-2 which is scheduled for launch in Sept,
> but still has the same SNAFU with the FCC and its ability to operate
> is still unknown.
> QIKCOM-1 is just another digipeater but with a side alert-beacon on
>> To be clear, this is NOT the satellite with the APRStt functionality,
>> correct?
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