FX0ISS-F4KJT ARISS-Europe HamTV demo successful

The ARISS contact between Collège Andre Malraux, Chatelaillon-Plage F4KJT and Thomas Pesquet KG5FYG/FX0ISS Mon 2017 feb 13 14:00:35 UTC 67 deg, was successful with 19 questions answered, the HamTV downlink was streamed on the new BATC merger facility, so the students, professors, public and media were totally impressed by the event. Live HamTV on 2395Mhz. Audio on 70cm (down: 437.525 MHz).

The HamTV downlink was followed by amateur radio ground stations all over Europe.
1st HamTV receiving during a contact with Thomas Pesquet and a French school (F6DZP, Jean-Pierre)

ON4ISS telebridge ground station (Aartselaar, Belgium) acting as a backup to help F4KJT and proved its strategic function in complex radio amateur communications. This HamTV demo was also a test for the HTT workgroup (subgroup in ARISS). There were at least 230 connections to the BATC live streamer.

Media source:
Châtelaillon-Plage: “Ground control to Major Tom”
Collège Andre Malraux, Chatelaillon-Plage

Radioamateur reports:
Live ARISS Webcast (BATC)