800Px-International Space Station 17 April 2002
On 12/8/07 Ham radio operators, using morse code communicated by bouncing radio signals off the surface of the space station as it flew overhead, thanks Ollie AJ10! Link.

4 thoughts on “144 MHz contact by bouncing signals from ISS

  1. Interesting. If you can bounce a signal off of the moon, aurora, or a meteor shower-why not a space station? I’m surprised that they tried using BPSK63 versus the more robust WSJT.

  2. Having watched the ISS zip across the sky and having worked the packet station aboard it, I can relate to the author’s complaints about Doppler. Must have been quite a challenge! Very impressive.

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