# Communications¶

class Comms

Used to interact with CommNet for a given vessel. Obtained by calling Vessel.comms.

can_communicate

Whether the vessel can communicate with KSC.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set bool Flight
can_transmit_science

Whether the vessel can transmit science data to KSC.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set bool Flight
signal_strength

Signal strength to KSC.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set double Flight
signal_delay

Signal delay to KSC in seconds.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set double Flight
power

The combined power of all active antennae on the vessel.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set double Flight
control_path

The communication path used to control the vessel.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set list(CommLink) Flight

Represents a communication node in the network. For example, a vessel or the KSC.

type

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set CommLinkType All
signal_strength

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set double All
start

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set CommNode All
end

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set CommNode All
class CommLinkType

The type of a communication link. See CommLink.type.

home

Link is to a base station on Kerbin.

control

Link is to a control source, for example a manned spacecraft.

relay

Link is to a relay satellite.

class CommNode

Represents a communication node in the network. For example, a vessel or the KSC.

name

Name of the communication node.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set str All
is_home

Whether the communication node is on Kerbin.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set bool All
is_control_point

Whether the communication node is a control point, for example a manned vessel.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set bool All
is_vessel

Whether the communication node is a vessel.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set bool All
vessel

The vessel for this communication node.

Attribute: Read-only, cannot be set Vessel All