Sending Texts Directly to the Space Station with a Pixel 6a Smartphone!

Sending Texts Directly to the Space Station with a Pixel 6a Smartphone!

Buy it on Amazon: (compensated affiliate link) – You’ll be hearing a lot about smartphones connecting through satellites in the near future but did you know you can already do it? In this video we make contact with somebody using the International Space Station (ISS) to transmit messages back and forth! See more amateur radio – and subscribe!

00:00 – Intro
01:00 – APRS Explained & APRSDroid App
03:54 – Satellite Tracker app
04:17 – Android Split Screen
04:51 – Baofang Radio, USB-C Adapter & Antenna
07:44 – Setting Up the Experiment
08:50 – Start of the ISS Pass
09:09 – Receiving ISS Packets
09:43 – Getting a direct message through the ISS!
10:39 – Debrief


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