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Student from Saint Paul School Rajkot receives ISS SSTV

11 Feb 2019, 22:37 UTC
Student from Saint Paul School Rajkot receives ISS SSTV
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Snehal Vagadia VU3WHO Receiving SSTV Image
14-year-old Snehal Vagadia VU3WHO successfully received his first Slow Scan TV image from the International Space Station on Sunday, February 10.
VU3WHO ARISS SSTV Award
Snehal Vagadia VU3WHO (14), an 8th grade student of Saint Paul School, Rajkot, India, received the SSTV Image on February 10, 2019 at 5:33 AM UTC (11:03 AM IST).
It was good ISS pass with 56 deg elevation, strong signal were received using a 3 element Yagi and VHF HT tuned to 145.800 MHz. SSTV audio was recorded on a smartphone and later decoded with MMSSTV.
He got amateur radio licence at the age of 13 years and learnt ham activities from his father Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP (Regional Coordinator, West India Zone, AMSAT-INDIA).
Watch the video clip

ARISS / NASA On The Air ISS (NOTA) Slow Scan TV Event February 8-10, 2019
https://amsat-uk.org/2019/02/03/ariss-nota-iss-sstv/
ISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) hints and links https://amsat-uk.org/beginners/iss-sstv/
ISS SSTV Image Received by Snehal Vagadia VU3WHO

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