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SSTV from the International Space Station


I received this image from RS3ISS, the Russian amateur radio station aboard the International Space Station around 3:30 CDT on April 13, 2018. My receiver was a Uniden BCT15X and the antenna a Comet GP-9. I recorded the transmission digitally and decided it with MMSSTV.

Alabama Students Make Amateur Radio Contact with International Space Station

At 1:02 p.m. on April 10, 2018, a group of Pinson Valley High School students gathered in the school’s auditorium to become the first Alabama high school students to contact the International Space Station via amateur radio. The students, operating as PVHS Amateur Radio Club station KN4BBD, had about 10 minutes to interview ISS crew member Richard “Ricky” Arnold II, KE5DAU, operating as ISS Amateur Radio Club station NA1SS. The contact was Commander Arnold’s first ARISS (Amateur Radio on the …