[amsat-bb] ARISS News Release No. 20-10
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Mon Aug 3 16:25:06 UTC 2020
ARISS News Release No. 20-10
Dave Jordan, AA4KN
aa4kn at amsat.org
SSTV Event Scheduled for earlyAugust
August03, 2020 — A Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the InternationalSpace Station (ISS) for early August. Date and times for the event are Aug 4 (12:25-18:10 UTC) for setup and operation andAug 5 (08:15-18:25 UTC) for operation and close down. This is an MAI-75experiment activity developed by the MoscowAviation Institute.
Imageswill be downlinked at 145.8 MHz and the expected SSTV mode of operation is PD120. Radio enthusiasts participating in the event can post and view images onthe ARISS SSTV Gallery at https://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/ARISS_SSTV/.
Amateur Radio on the InternationalSpace Station (ARISS) is a cooperative venture of international amateur radio societiesand the space agencies that support the International Space Station (ISS). In the United States, sponsors are the RadioAmateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT), the American Radio Relay League (ARRL),the ISS National Lab and NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation program.The primary goal of ARISS is to promote exploration of science, technology,engineering, the arts, and mathematics topics by organizing scheduled contactsvia amateur radio between crew members aboard the ISS and students. Before andduring these radio contacts, students, educators, parents, and communitieslearn about space, space technologies, and amateur radio. For more information,see www.ariss.org
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