ARISS News Release
Dave Jordan, AA4KN
ARISS SSTV Event Scheduled for April11 - 13
April9, 2022— An ARISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the InternationalSpace Station (ISS). The event is slated to begin on April 11 at 16:30 UTC for setup and operation and continue until April 13ending at 12:00 UTC. These times aretentative and are subject to change due to crew availability.
Imageswill be downlinked at 145.8 MHz +/- 3 KHz for Doppler shift and the expectedSSTV mode of operation is PD 120. The theme for this event will be celebrating CosmonauticsDay and Women in Space. Radio enthusiastsparticipating in the event can post and view images on the ARISS SSTV Galleryat https://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/ARISS_SSTV/.
Amateur Radio on the InternationalSpace Station (ARISS) is a cooperative venture of international amateur radiosocieties and the space agencies that support the International Space Station(ISS). In the United States, sponsors are the Radio Amateur SatelliteCorporation (AMSAT), the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), the ISS NationalLab-Space Station Explorers, Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) andNASA’s Space communications and Navigation program. The primary goal of ARISSis to promote exploration of science, technology, engineering, the arts, andmathematics topics. ARISS does this by organizing scheduled contacts viaamateur radio between crew members aboard the ISS and students. Before andduring these radio contacts, students, educators, parents, and communities takepart in hands-on learning activities tied to space, space technologies, andamateur radio. For more information, see www.ariss.org
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