Getting Started with Amateur Satellites


Want to Work Your First Satellite This Week?

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for more info and to ask questions!

Bob Heil and Gordon West testimonials.

“I want to thank you for your wealth of information on your Website.

I’ve been a ham for a little over two months now, and using the information from your site I made contacts on SO-50 on my first try.

This is way more fun than I thought I would have with an HT.”

More comments …


Students interview an orbiting astronaut.

ISS SSTV projects

  1. Can you talk to an ISS astronaut with just 2 Watts?


Satellite Inquiries –



Gaudy, obnoxious, flashing

CLICK HERE for a tutorial covering

the satellite operating basics!

CICK HERE just for SO-50, 

AO-91/92, and ISS freqs.

Updated 03/2020


Getting started with ham satellites is easier than you may think! Everything you need is right here to access FM voice satellites, monitor the ISS, and more – using equipment most ham radio operators already own!

Clint Bradford K6LCS

ARRL instructor – contact info

Jurupa Valley, CA DM13

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