Archive - 2007 - Poll

December 8th

Has your country had a formal ARISS school contact?

Yes
67% (10 votes)
No (leave comment please)
33% (5 votes)
Total votes: 15
N5VHO – Sat, 2007 – 12 – 08 11:37

November 14th

When do you think SuitSat-2 will be deployed?

May-Aug 2008
27% (3 votes)
Sep - Dec 2008
36% (4 votes)
Jan - Apr 2009
27% (3 votes)
After May 2009
0% (0 votes)
Never
9% (1 vote)
Total votes: 11
N5VHO – Wed, 2007 – 11 – 14 12:01

November 10th

Which ISS crew member will make the second school contact during Exp 16?

Malenchenko - RK3DUP
13% (1 vote)
Tani - KD5DXE
38% (3 votes)
Eyharts - KE5FNO/FX0STD
50% (4 votes)
Reisman - KE5HAE
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 8
N5VHO – Sat, 2007 – 11 – 10 09:19

October 30th

How often is your 145.825 IGATE station online?

ALL the time (24/7)
15% (3 votes)
Most of the time
15% (3 votes)
About half the time
0% (0 votes)
Just during certain passes
15% (3 votes)
I don't run an IGATE
55% (11 votes)
Total votes: 20
N5VHO – Tue, 2007 – 10 – 30 10:40

October 23rd

How many school contacts will be performed in 2007?

70-74
56% (5 votes)
75-79
22% (2 votes)
80-84
11% (1 vote)
85-89
11% (1 vote)
90 or more
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 9
N5VHO – Tue, 2007 – 10 – 23 14:51

October 17th

How many random contacts do you think the Malaysian Astronaut will make?

None
25% (5 votes)
1-5
40% (8 votes)
6-10
15% (3 votes)
11-20
10% (2 votes)
21+
10% (2 votes)
Total votes: 20
N5VHO – Wed, 2007 – 10 – 17 08:53

August 24th

ISS has had 310 successful school contacts (as of Aug 24). What Expedition do you think will perform contact #400?

Expedition 16
0% (0 votes)
Expedition 17
0% (0 votes)
Expedition 18
50% (4 votes)
Expedition 19
25% (2 votes)
Expedition 20
13% (1 vote)
Expedition 21
13% (1 vote)
Expedition 22
0% (0 votes)
Never
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 8
N5VHO – Fri, 2007 – 08 – 24 13:43

July 31st

What brand of radio do you most likely use to work the ISS?

Alinco
4% (1 vote)
Icom
17% (4 votes)
Kenwood
42% (10 votes)
Yaesu
38% (9 votes)
Other - Add a comment and describe the radio
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 24
AH6RH – Tue, 2007 – 07 – 31 23:47

July 14th

What kind of antenna do you use most frequently to contact the ISS

Handie Talkie Rubber Duck
0% (0 votes)
Other Handie Talkie antenna
0% (0 votes)
Arrow Handheld Beam Antenna
27% (4 votes)
Other hand-held beam antenna
7% (1 vote)
1/4-Wave Mobile Antenna
7% (1 vote)
Gain Mobile Antenna
0% (0 votes)
Temporary (Magnetic Mount) Mobile antenna
0% (0 votes)
1/4-Wave Vertical Home Antenna
13% (2 votes)
Gain Vertical Home Antenna
27% (4 votes)
Eggbeater Antenna
13% (2 votes)
Other home fixed antenna
0% (0 votes)
Antenna array with azimuth/elevation rotators
0% (0 votes)
Other (please elaborate in a comment)
7% (1 vote)
Total votes: 15
AH6RH – Sat, 2007 – 07 – 14 22:43

June 11th

Would you like to see NASA provide a worldwide server feeding data to a 3d modelling program showing mission control displays?

Yes, using Martin Schweigers free Space Simulator or similar (some form of collaboration?)
19% (5 votes)
Yes, using their own proprietary software freely distributed
62% (16 votes)
No