View Full Version : Way cool TV

05-16-2009, 12:08 PM
I've been watching the space walks on NASA TV here (http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html). Since I don't have cable or sat. TV the Internet is the way to go.

Absolutely amazing what these folks are doing up there and the professionalism is top notch.

Andy N1ORK
05-16-2009, 08:00 PM
Nice link Greg! Thanks for adding it, I've put it into my favorites. I've always enjoyed watching that kind of stuff and have used the ISS finder for eye viewing on a clear night from the home QTH. Some day I'll actually try working them on U/V.
Andy - n1ork

05-16-2009, 08:03 PM
one of my prized possessions is a QSL card from the MIR space station.

Haven't worked the ISS yet. But now I have plenty of time.

One Country Boy
05-16-2009, 08:54 PM
Hey !!! Cool Greg. Thanks for posting. We use Dish Satellite and I've been missing the walks.

I keep the ISS downlink programmed in my 2 meter rig here at home. The rig is on scan most of the time. I hear them pass regularly. Sometimes they are in voice contact with other hams and some times they seem to be using packet radio or some sort digital mode. I have digi'ed thru them in the past but never actually spoken with them. That's neat that you were able to Wade.

05-17-2009, 02:54 PM
I bookmarkeed NASA long time ago.

BTW, If you do have sat, it's on DISH network bird 119 and it's a free channel