4/16/2013 ISS PACKET REPEATING on VHF 145.825. Some information about using the AX.25 Packet repeater functionality of the Internation Space Station: http://home.comcast.net/~k9jkm/ARISS_Packet_How_To/ and here: http://www.aprs.org/iss-aprs/issicons.html You can see packets received by the ISS Here: http://www.ariss.net Had some success on 4/16: I connected to my Kenwood TM-D710 with an RTSystems USB/Kenwood cable from my Mac using Putty. Here is what I entered into my TNC (in bold) cmd:UNPROTO CQ VIA RS0ISS UNPROTO was CQ VIA ARISS cmd:converse >Hello from Kirkland :ALL------:hello! cmd:BEACON EVRY 10 BEACON was AFTER 0 which resulted in this from the www.ariss.net website... 00:00:19:46 : W7KKX-4]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,N6VUD-2:From Finn Hill , Kirkland Wa 00:00:19:48 : RS0ISS]CQ,qAR,N6VUD-2:]ARISS - International Space Station 00:00:20:02 : KK6MRI]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,KD7RGQ::W7KKX : Hi this is Miki Moraga ca 00:00:20:14 : K7RFK]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,N6VUD-2:]CN96 00:00:20:31 : W7KKX-4]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,KD7RGQ::A 00:00:20:46 : W7KKX-4]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,KD7RGQ::ALL------:hello! 00:00:20:55 : W7KKX-4]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,KD7RGQ:]Hello from Kirkland 00:00:21:21 : K7RFK]CQ,RS0ISS*,qAR,N6VUD-2:]CN96 Cool huh? </plaintext>