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Ham radio SSTV from the Space Station

23 Jan 2019, 21:00 UTC
Ham radio SSTV from the Space Station
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ISS SSTV MAI-75 image 9/12 received by Chertsey Radio Club on Baofeng handheld
The Inter-MAI amateur radio Slow Scan Television experiment in the Russian Service Module of the International Space Station is scheduled to be activated Jan 30 – Feb 1 on 145.800 MHz FM.
The ARISS-SSTV blog says:
Received information that the Moscow Aviation Institute will be conducting their SSTV experiment from January 30 – February 1.
It appears from the scheduling that the experiment will only be active during a couple of orbits that overfly Moscow instead of a continuous operation. Rough time periods of activation appear to fall between the hours of 13:00 – 19:00 UTC. Activity should occur on the traditional 145.800 MHz downlink.
Source: ARISS SSTV Blog https://ariss-sstv.blogspot.com/
You can receive the pictures from the ISS by using the MMSSTV software and an Online Radio (WebSDR). Select a Frequency of 145800.0 kHz and Mode FM:
• Farnham WebSDR when ISS in range of London http://farnham-sdr.com/
• R4UAB WebSDR when ISS is over Russia http://websdr.r4uab.ru/
Check the N2YO site to see when the ISS is in range https://n2yo.com/?s=25544&df=1
ISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) hints and links https://amsat-uk.org/beginners/iss-sstv/

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