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

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 18:49:55 UTC 2016

Thanks Koos,

Yeah, the cosmonauts sometimes get on between SSTV transmissions. They
did it over North America in July of 2015 too:


I'm not aware of them making contacts with people between SSTV
transmissions over NA, but I think they have over Russia at least, and
maybe also Europe.

73, John Brier KG4AKV

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 2:27 PM, Koos van den Hout
<koos at kzdoos.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Quoting John Brier who wrote on Tue 2016-07-19 at 13:22:
>> 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.
> I appreciate your enthusiasm and I really hope there will be amateur radio
> contacts with the ISS again some day.
> In may 2015 I heard Romeo Sierra .. India Sierra Sierra and some language I
> could not understand (most likely Russian) between SSTV images, audio
> available via https://idefix.net/~koos/newsitem.cgi/1428870512
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