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International Space Station.

  Technician License and Above      -> VHF Odd Split Simplex      -> Learn about it with us -> Amateur Radio Operators that have contacted the ISS:         K4CAE, David

If you have made contact and would like to be added to this list click on CONTACT up above …

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1/2in Type M Copper Tubing Slim Jim VHF/UHF Antenna

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International Space Station. Details

You know you want to try and contact someone on the International Space Station, just one time.

Well this is how you do it.

Find out when the Space Station will orbit over South Carolina, to do that we go to this link and it will give us the dates and times.

https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightings/view.cfm?country=United_States&region=South_Carolina&city=Columbia#.W6QZgWhKiUk

Next we …

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1/2in Type M Copper Tubing Slim Jim VHF/UHF Antenna.

This antenna with the adjustable plate for tuning can be built from type M 1/2in copper tubing for around $13 and the coax pig tail would cost around $12. The antenna, not including the coax would cost approx $25.

In the picture above I used hose clamps to clamp the coax pig …

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