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Re: Spacewalk Frequencies?




> 
>>The frequencies are:
>>259.7 MHz
>>296.8
>>279.0
>>
>>The mode is AM by the way.
>>
> - --- snip ---
> 
> I looked on the list supplied by our MED-RSD ( kinda like the US FCC) and 
> these frequencies are listed as International Military, which more-or-less 
> makes sense. Can some one tell me why NASA chose AM?
> 
> Sil - ZL2CIA
> 

The reason for AM is that the spacewalk frequencies are all in the military air band. The military communications satellites 

are also AM mode. I've been able to copy the EVA frequencies, anyone else?


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