[amsat-bb] ISS SSTV

J. Boyd (JR2TTS) the2belo at msd.biglobe.ne.jp
Thu Apr 14 08:19:48 UTC 2016

On Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:04:21 +0200, Koos van den Hout <koos at kzdoos.xs4all.nl> wrote:

> Quoting Ed Cunningham who wrote on Wed 2016-04-13 at 14:16:
> > Never tried SSTV before, managed to capture a picture from the 20:40 ISS
> > pass over Phoenix AZ today.  Solid copy using an Elk Dual Band, Ft-857D and
> > RX-SST software.
> (just diving into the reception reports)
> Two passes yesterday at reasonable times (not colliding with family life).
> First pass was one complete image, second one two partial images.

Adding to the chorus of reports, the strange jaggedness from my first
image seems to have sorted itself out, and I managed to obtain a
complete image during my second attempt this afternoon.


Gear is a FUNCube Dongle Pro+ into SDR# on a laptop, fed into MMSSTV,
from a VHF/UHF discone.

It's a good thing I decoded this live without any problems, because I
forgot to press the record button!

J. Boyd, JR2TTS/NI3B
the2belo at msd.biglobe.ne.jp
Twitter: @Minus2_C

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