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April 12th, 2016

First ISS SSTV pictures are received!

Amateur radio operators from Japan, China, South Africa, Russia, Thailand, India, have received the first ISS SSTV pictures!

More information about the ARISS SSTV event:

73's Cor PD0RKC

pd0rkc – Tue, 2016 – 04 – 12 06:45

April 9th

SSTV activity planned for April 11-14

Looks like all the pieces are starting to fall into place for the long awaited SSTV event. The schedule is shaping up to look like this:

Setup and activation on April 11 about 18:25 UTC.
Paused April 12 from 12:15 until 14:15 UTC to allow for a school contact with Romania.
Paused April 13 from 12:45 until 14:30 UTC to allow for a school contact with Argentina.
Deactivation on April 14 at 11:35 UTC.
This opportunity should cover most of the world during the operational period.The image transmissions should be on 145.800 MHz and the mode is planned to be PD180.

bring – Sat, 2016 – 04 – 09 07:51

April 8th

April 2016 : NOW 5 ham-radio abord ISS Space Station !

Expedition 47/48 Includes two radio amateurs NEW: now they are 5 to the ISS!

With the launch on March 18 of the Soyuz TMA-20M from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Expedition 47/48 crew time and 'increase of' astronaut Jeff Williams, KD5TVQ, and cosmonauts Oleg Skripochka, RN3FU, and Alexey Ovchinin now I am aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
onset of a new Soyuz model, the MS

Oleg Skripochka, RN3FU; Jeff Williams, KD5TVQ; Alexey Ovchinin; Tim Peake, KG5BVI / GB1SS;
Right Tim Kopra, KE5UDN, and Yuri Malenchenko, RK3DUP.

IW2BSF – Fri, 2016 – 04 – 08 06:32

April 6th

SSTV rumors


"No foolin' Starting to hear rumors about some ISS SSTV activity in April. Not enough specifics to share yet...but hoping soon!"

KG4AKV – Wed, 2016 – 04 – 06 21:12

6 aptil ISS contact to Canada school !

New link between the International Space Station and a Land school, it is the Kiilinik High School in Cambridge Bay in Canada.

The connection of the evening April 6, 2016 at 18:02 utc will be 20:02 in Italy.

The duration of contact will approssimamente of 9 minutes and will be in radio link with the Australian station VK5KHZ contact will be made in the English language in the downlink on 145.800mhz narrow band FM good listenable in parts of Australia.

For us in Italy the contact is ensured on the EchoLink AMSAT 101377 node and Discovery 9010 node will also listen via the internet

IW2BSF – Wed, 2016 – 04 – 06 14:06

April 3rd

Contact with amateur radio operators.

¿There will be more contacts with amateur radio operators around the world besides contacts with schools?


TI3IES – Sun, 2016 – 04 – 03 18:38

March 11th

43/44/45/46 crew #yearinspace

Well its been over a week since the #yearinspace crew landed after 340 days in space. This mission was unlike anything we have seen since the 1990's this mission broke so many records so lets talk about them.

griffinh – Fri, 2016 – 03 – 11 14:26

ARISS contact to schools a nice videos to see ....

ARISS..... contatti con le scuole, bel video del collega OM l'astronauta Tim Peake :

e del nostro mitico (anche lui OM ) Luca Parmitano :

73 de Rudy - IW2BSF

IW2BSF – Fri, 2016 – 03 – 11 14:23

Tim Peake video showing amateur radio station in the Columbus module.

Astronaut Tim Peake made a video showing the amateur radio equipment in the ISS Columbus module.
During the video the ISS Ericsson handheld radio, the white packet modem and
DATV transmitter is visible.
Tim Peake also talks about the ARISS school contacts.

Recently ARISS celebrated the 1000th ARISS contact.
A story is written on the NASA website:

73's Cor PD0RKC

pd0rkc – Fri, 2016 – 03 – 11 11:32

March 10th

ARISS Celebrates Its 1000th Contact!

March 10, 2016

Today the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station team (ARISS team) proudly celebrated its 1000th school radio contact!

G7HCE – Fri, 2016 – 03 – 11 02:55

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