I made voice contact with the ISS for the first time about two weeks ago. It was awesome, especially considering that it is traveling at over 17,000 mph only 2 miles overhead--if the information on Wikipedia is accurate.
I found an application for my Droid phone for tracking satelites that is simple and easy to use...
HamSatDroid: Amateur Radio Satelite Pass Calculator
Extra Class Amateur (Ham) Radio Operator, VE, SKYWARN Storm Spotter, ARES Volunteer, TSA Security Officer, Full-time RV dweller (Amarillo TX for now), webmaster www.PanhandleARES.org
, Married to ke5zru!