Mineo Wakita JE9PEL has produced an Easy Guide to UI-View32 and UISS
Essex Ham Guide – Making Contact With The ISS via Packet Data http://www.essexham.co.uk/iss
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/