[sarex] ARISS News Release 15-08

David H Jordan aa4kndhj at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 17:19:07 UTC 2015

*no. 15-08*

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*Tuesday, February 24, 2015*

*David Jordan, AA4KN*


aa4kn at amsat.org

*Special Diploma Commemorates ISS Russian SSTV Event*

*and Birthday of First Man in Space, Yuri Gagarin *

This is a re-post of a message sent

by Jurek Jakubowski SP7CBG
President of the Polish Amateur Radio Union

SSTV diploma

Radio amateurs from Poland created a diploma commemorating the SSTV
activity from the International Space Station on the occasion of the 80th
anniversary of Juri Gagarin's birthday. This homage to the first man in
space coincides with the 85th anniversary of the Polish Amateur Radio Union
(PZK), established February 24th, 1930. A photo of the diploma is included
in the series of pictures transmitted from the International Space Station.

If you wish to receive a printed version of the individual commemorative
diploma with your name, surname and call sign, we cordially invite you to
share your images received from the ISS. For this purpose please upload
received images to the website


and e-mail a report to the coordinator (address e-mail is below) with your
working conditions, equipment and antennas, used for reception of the
signals from, the ISS. Please mention your first and last names, your call
sign and your locator. Some published photos will possibly be used in the
future for an educational purpose.  If you publish pictures on the page
above you agree with this.

>From Polish stations we expect a complete audio record (containing the SSTV
signal and the background noise as well) of the whole ISS pass over the
station. It would be great to receive a similar report from all
participants, but this is not required. However, if you decide to share
audio, please put a time stamp at the end of the recording, with a
precision up to 1 second, e g  23:51:54 UTC.

Reports are to be sent to koordynator.ariss at gmail.com. As subject please

If you capture and post the picture of the Polish diploma, you can ask for
a special QSL card

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commemorating the 85th anniversary of PZK. For this purpose, please send a
separate request to koordynator.ariss at gmail.com. As subject please mention

QSL cards and certificates will be sent via QSL bureau. If you wish to
receive them via traditional mail or if you are not served by a QSL bureau,
please send an empty self-addressed envelope and two IRC (international
reply coupons) to:

Zespol Szkol Technicznych
ul. Poznanska 43
63-400 Ostrow Wielkopolski

We are looking forward to your reports and requests until March 4th at
23:59 UTC.


Jurek Jakubowski SP7CBG
President of the Polish Amateur Radio Union

Piotr Skrzypczak SP2JMR
Armand Budzianowski SP3QFE
Slawomir Szymanowski SQ3OOK

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David Jordan, AA4KN


aa4kn at amsat.org

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