[amsat-bb] ISS SSTV EVENT THIS WEEKEND! (with possible "voice communication with Earth" ?)
johnbrier at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 18:27:09 UTC 2016
Yup. Here is a screenshot of the post before the recent edit:
On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Kenneth Ransom <n5vho.ken at gmail.com> wrote:
> I see you tweeted that he updated the posting. It appears to now only be
> about an upcoming school contact with students near the city of Ufa, Russia.
> No mention of SSTV in this article.
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 12:22 PM, John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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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> Kenneth - N5VHO
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