[amsat-bb] ISS SSTV EVENT THIS WEEKEND! (with possible "voice communication with Earth" ?)

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 17:22:44 UTC 2016

I believe I shouldn't have sounded so certain in the subject of the
email. This is unconfirmed and these events are always tentative due
to science experiments or other unexpected more important ISS
activities taking precedent.

Check these resources for more certain info:


73, John Brier KG4AKV

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:27 AM, John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://bit.ly/2a5nBMM
> It looks like the next event will be Saturday July 23rd 2016, probably
> going all weekend. This is based on a post on the Russian blog by
> R4UAB. According to Google Translate the event will be “dedicated to
> the life and work of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.” Google
> Translate also mentions “voice communication with the Earth,” which is
> very intriguing.
> Can anyone who reads Cyrillic/knows Russian tell me exactly what the
> part about "voice communication with Earth" means? I want to know if
> the cosmonauts will be talking to amateur radio operators on the
> ground. The link to the original blog post is here:
> http://r4uab.ru/?p=12122
> My "ISS SSTV Reception Hints" page is here:
> https://spacecomms.wordpress.com/iss-sstv-reception-hints/
> AMSAT-UK has a similar page here:
> https://amsat-uk.org/beginners/iss-sstv/
> 73, John Brier KG4AKV

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