[sarex] ARISS News Release no. 15-10

David H Jordan aa4kndhj at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 13:50:01 UTC 2015

*no. 15-10*

*P1 of 1*

*Thursday, April 2, 2015*

*David Jordan, AA4KN*


aa4kn at amsat.org

 *Russian SSTV Scheduled for Next Weekend*

*In celebration of Cosmonautics Day, Russian ARISS SSTV activity is planned
for the second week of April.*

*Cosmonautics Day celebrates Yuri Gagarin’s famous flight on April 12, 1961
becoming the first human to reach space. *

*The SSTV event is planned for Saturday, April 11, beginning at 10:00 UTC
and continuing until 21:00 UTC. All transmissions will use the high
resolution SSTV mode PD180. Transmissions will be at 145.800 MHz. If
similar to past events,* *12 different photos will be sent through the
weekend with 3 minute off periods between transmissions.*

*To receive the images in real time, all that’s required is a 2 meter radio
receiver and a computer to convert the receiver’s audio to image form. The
software to do this is available as freeware on the internet at sites such
as **http://hamsoft.ca/pages/mmsstv.php*
<http://hamsoft.ca/pages/mmsstv.php>* .*

*Received images can be uploaded and viewed at the ARISS Image gallery
found at **http://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/ARISS_SSTV/index.php*
<http://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/ARISS_SSTV/index.php>* .*

*Please note that due to unanticipated events on board the ISS, any
scheduled ham event may be cancelled or delayed. C**ontinue to check the
ARISS Facebook and Twitter accounts listed below for any updates.*

 *Join us on Facebook :  Amateur Radio on the ISS (ARISS) / Follow us on
Twitter:  ARISS_status*


*David Jordan, AA4KN*


*aa4kn at amsat.org* <aa4kn at amsat.org>

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