JoAnne Maenpaa K9JKM wrote this article on how to use the 145.825 MHz FM Packet Radio Digipeater on the International Space Station (ISS)
Mineo Wakita JE9PEL has produced an Easy Guide to UI-View32 and UISS
Doug Cook KD5PDN‘s article about contacting the International Space Station with a few watts and a shoestring budget antenna is now available.
Doug walks the reader through building a simple tape measure beam, and how to successfully work the ISS with it and a handheld radio.
Read the article at http://www.work-sat.com/Antennas_files/QRP-ISS.pdf
A video by author Doug Cook KD5PDN shows the tape rule antenna and how to set up a Yaesu VX-8R for ISS APRS packet data sending and receiving and other aspects to make a digital contact with the International Space Station. You can also learn how to interpret the audio prompts when packet data is being received.
Watch ISS APRS contact with a Yaesu VX-8R WB5BSA
There is lots of other information on the Work Satellites website at http://www.work-sat.com/
How to show up on an APRS map by Bob Bruninga WB4APR http://www.aprs.org/iss-aprs/issicons.html
How to hear the ISS http://amsat-uk.org/beginners/how-to-hear-the-iss/
Track and find out the latest status of the amateur radio equipment on the International Space Station at the ISS Fan Club http://issfanclub.com/