Archive - Mar 22, 2012
This subject has come up before, but maybe a reminder is needed for those new to
working the ISS via packet.
The use of the ISS BBS by one station connecting blocks the pass for everyone
else, this just happened here in Europe where a station in Scotland did just
this and so after him no-one else can use the APRS system.
What happens is that the one station connects when the ISS is close to him, then
can't get much more from the BBS before the Space Station moves East and other
FM packet signals are stronger. Result most of the pass is lost for everyone, which is