[amsat-bb] Re: ISS HamTV Frequencies

M5AKA m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Sun May 12 14:32:26 PDT 2013

HamTV - Houston Power Point slides 

Some addition information plus a video of a presentation given by AMSAT-Italia (video in Italian) is on the ESA website at 

I understand the HamTV equipment will be carried to the ISS on the ATV 4 spacecraft currently planned to launch on June 5.

BTW Italy also has an Astronaut Luca Parmitano KF5KDP heading to the ISS.
Luca is planned to launch from Baikonur in Kazhakstan to the ISS on May 28 and is also mentioned in his post - 
USA High School Student’s RocketHub Project 

73 Trevor M5AKA

--- On Sun, 12/5/13, M5AKA <m5aka at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> The AMSAT-UK page at http://amsat-uk.org/2013/05/12/hamtv-from-the-iss/
> provides the links, they are:
> Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Hamtvproject
> More information at http://www.amsat.it/Amsat-Italia_HamTV_brochure.pdf 
> and http://www.amsat.it/Amsat-Italia_HamTV.pdf 
> The HamTV.pdf gives the link budget, looks like there's 7dB
> of coax/connector losses to overcome between the ISS
> transmitter and the antenna. That document indicates a 90cm
> dish should be sufficient.
> I believe that it's going up on ATV 4 which is currently
> slated for June 5.
> 73 Trevor M5AKA

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