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Category: ISS

News 23.08.2020

The Club has resumed in-person training and examination session, having received approval from the AMC. A full house-training session was held last week at the clubrooms, with an assessment date set for the 30th of August. Due to popular demand, a second and now third training day has been scheduled for Saturday the 29th of…
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Upcoming ISS event!

This event will be available via the VK2RAG 2M repeater and streamed live via the club’s Facebook page. This is a listen-only even and no contact direct to the ISS can be made. CURRENT ARISS CONTACT INFORMATION Contact scheduled: Monday 24th August 2020 Acquisition of Signal (AOS): 09:32 UTC (7:32pm AEST – local time) Astronaut:…
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Slow Scan TV from ISS January 30-31

Russian cosmonauts are expected to activate Slow Scan Television (SSTV) image transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM from the ISS on Thursday, Jan 30 and Friday, Jan 31 as part of the MAI-75 experiment The expected activation times are:• Thursday, Jan 30 at 13:30 – 19:00 GMT• Friday, Jan 31 at 15:00 -17:30 GMT Note: The…
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Possible ARISS SSTV operation before year’s end

ARISS reports the possibility of a worldwide commemorative SSTV operation from the International Space Station on Friday, Dec. 27 or Saturday, Dec. 28 and following days. The SSTV downlink frequency is 145.800 MHz. ARISS will provide more information as it becomes available. Watch the amsat-bb and follow @ARISS_status on Twitter for updates. An SSTV system…
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ISS SSTV December 4-6

Russian cosmonauts are expected to activate Slow Scan Television (SSTV) image transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM from the International Space Station on Wednesday to Friday, December 4, 5 and 6. This is the schedule for the planned activation of the MAI-75 SSTV activity from the ISS. • Dec 4: On – 12:00 GMT, Off –…
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19th anniversary of ARISS operations

On November 13, 2000, the ARISS amateur radio payload was turned on and the first operations occurred over Russia and the United States. Our ARISS team is working feverishly on the final certification of our next generation radio system: the Interoperable Radio System. We thank all those that have supported this development effort through team…
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Amateur Radio at the World Scout Jamboree

Free PDF Article in December 2019 issue of ARRL’s QST magazine covers amateur radio at the World Scout Jamboree. Scouts made contacts via the amateur satellites and spoke with an astronaut on the International Space Station The ARRL have made the PDF of this article available for free download – Link Below http://www.arrl.org/…/This%20Month%…/December2019/Wilson.pdf Please follow…
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Inspiring youth with science in space

NASA highlight the role of amateur radio in letting young people speak directly with astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station NASA say:An ARISS contact takes place as a part of a comprehensive suite of education activities. To prepare for an exchange, students study the space station and the research conducted there. They also…
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ISS SSTV Oct 9 and 10

Russian cosmonauts are expected to activate Slow Scan Television (SSTV) image transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM from the International Space Station on October 9 and 10 This is the schedule for the planned activation of the MAI-75 SSTV activity from the ISS. – Oct 9 09:50-14:00 GMT – Oct 10 08:55-15:15 GMT Transmissions will be…
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Amateur Radio Digital Communications Announces Grant to ARISS

Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), owner and manager of AMPRNet, has announced what’s being called “a very generous grant” to Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) to help fund its next-generation Amateur Radio system on the ISS. The dollar figure was not made public. In July, ARDC announced a philanthropic initiative to provide monetary grants…
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