We used a 1980s computer to talk to the SPACE STATION! πŸ›° Commodore 64 vs ISS

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Shared January 16, 2021

Who'd like to escape Earth for a bit? Can we contact the International Space Station from a 1982 Commodore 64 using amateur radio & a modem? It's gonna be out of this world! Made possible by our friendly sponsors http://PCBWay.com​ - great PCBs from just $5

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