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June 22nd, 2016

Why ISS will not move with linear motion?

Goodmorning everyone,
I would like to understand why the movement of the ISS (or in my opinion seems) vibrating:
It seems that it moves jerkily, not a linear movement.
This can be observed both to the naked eye, using one of the many sites that transmit the USTREAM channel of the station.

Thanks a lot!

IU1AKG Fabrizio

IU1AKG – Wed, 2016 – 06 – 22 04:46

June 16th

Nice video of Tim Peake on ARISS with school !

A very nice video when Tim Peake ( the ham-radio astronaut aboard ISS Space Station ) speak about the ARISS Project with the schools !

In the red arrow the Ericsson handy RTX !

Un bel video dove Tim Peake (astronauta OM sulla ISS ) che parla del Progetto ARISS con le scuole :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-yHD9lVbH8

73 de IW2BSF - Rudy

nella freccia rossa la radio Ericsson portatile RTX !

IW2BSF – Thu, 2016 – 06 – 16 14:17

June 10th

HamTV 13 June with school in Canada !

Ham TV experiment

An ARISS contact is scheduled Monday 13 June 2016 at 15:19 UTC for a school in Canada.

Astronaut Tim Peake announced his intend to use the Ham Video transmitter.

The contact will be established per telebridge, provided by VK4KHZ, located in Queensland, Australia.

VK4KHZ is operational for Ham Video reception and will stream the signals to the BATC server in UK.

Interested parties are invited to view the video live:

batc.tv > ISS > VK4KHZ > View stream

Reception is expected during 2-3 minutes.

73 de Rudy - IW2BSF

IW2BSF – Fri, 2016 – 06 – 10 08:32

June 8th

My Video of Spacesuit MAI-75 ISS SSTV image reception! - Last Pass of April 2016 ISS SSTV Event - Video #4

https://youtu.be/TmZI_62mag4

Spacesuit MAI-75 Image! - Last Pass of April 2016 ISS SSTV Event - Video #4

If you liked this video please subscribe to me on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/c/SpaceComms1?sub_confirmation=1

To see the previous videos in this series go here:

Video #1 - Monday Failure and Tuesday Success
https://www.facebook.com/johnbrier/videos/10102156522169378/?permPage=1

Video #2 - Perfect ISS SSTV Images... Almost!
https://www.facebook.com/johnbrier/videos/10102165814961548/

Rare MAI-75 North American ISS SSTV Reception - April 2016 Video #3

KG4AKV – Wed, 2016 – 06 – 08 18:26

June 4th

6 June : contact ISS to school in AUSTRALIA !

NEW ISS CONTACT TO SCHOOL IN AUSTRALIA
New Telebridge contact will take place Monday, June 6, 2016 at 08: 39 utc, with the school Glenmore State High School, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

The young people of the school will have the opportunity to ask questions American astronaut Tim Kopra KE5UDN as a liaison to Earth will be the W6SRJ American.

The connection will then be heard in the United States on the usual rate of 145,800 narrow band FM. The Glenmore is a modern secondary school with students aged 7 to 12 years.

IW2BSF – Sat, 2016 – 06 – 04 07:31

June 1st

May 2016 : First ISS reflection from Europe to North America !!!

First ISS reflection from Europe to North America

After two weeks of preparation Tim, G4LOH in Helston, Cornwall, England Grid IO70jc and Roger, VE1SKY Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, Canada Grid FN74iu used FSK441 to try a Brendan Quest style reflection off the International Space Station (ISS).

Employing AMSAT satellite software, both stations aimed at the calculated grid HO11nl for a 144.175 MHz QSO attempt with a mutual window of less than 1 minute.

IW2BSF – Wed, 2016 – 06 – 01 08:44

May 26th

30 May contact ARISS with school in Ontario CANADA !

ARISS contact planned for Venta School, Carp, Ontario, Canada

An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Jeff Williams KD5TVQ with participants at Venta School, Carp, Ontario, Canada. The event is scheduled Monday 30 May 2016 at approximately 19:01 UTC.

The amateur radio contact will be a telebridge contact operated by IK1SLD in northern Italy. The downlink signals should be audible over parts of Europe. Interested parties are invited to listen in on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM.

IW2BSF – Thu, 2016 – 05 – 26 14:44

May 22nd

A Report on ARISS programme organised at Lucknow India

An ARISS programme was organised at H.A.L. School Lucknow India on 12th May 2016 in coordination with HAL Scouts Group Amateur Radio Club Lucknow (VU2LKO) in which the students asked questions directly with Astronaut Tim Kopra KE5UDN who is on board International space Station.

The briefing about the programme was started from Amateur Radio Club, Washington DC K6DUE by the programme mentor Mr Eskil SM5SRR from Sweden at 1240 Hrs IST through teleconferencing.

vu2dct – Sun, 2016 – 05 – 22 23:32

May 10th

Decoding software

I couple days ago I received a signal or beacon from the ISS and assumed it was either packet or APRS but I'm leaning more towards packet. Can anyone tell me where I can find a free or trial version of packet radio software?
As far as radio's I'am pretty much set. I have the Kenwood TS-2000X and an Elk antenna on a short tower. Right now I'am only interested in receiving signals from the station.

Mike / N8GBU

n8gbu – Tue, 2016 – 05 – 10 16:53

May 6th

Tomsk Sat to be tested 5/10-08:00 to 5/11-16:00 UTC for Univ

Don't forget about the TOMSKsat event on May 10-11 via ISS on 145.80. Greetings for 30 sec in various languages and then 1 min pause.

Tomsk Sat to be tested 5/10-08:00 to 5/11-16:00 UTC for Univ. 120th Anniv. #ARISS will simulcast on 145.800 MHz.

G7HCE – Fri, 2016 – 05 – 06 17:43
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