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HamTV Status The HamVideo DATV transmitter has stopped working April 2018. Provisiuons were that, in such a case, the transmitter should be discarded and disposed of as waste. ARISS succeeded in having the HamVideo transmitter downmassed by a SpaceX vehicle. The parcel was recovered after splashdown in the Pacific and delivered to NASA (Houston). The …

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HamTV Power Levels

The HamVideo power levels in the table at the bottom of this page result from worst case computations, intended for the  evaluation of system efficiency. See Link budget computation by I0KPT. As shown in fig 2, the ISS orbits at about 400km above the surface of the earth. That is the distance between the ISS …

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Oct 22

Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, about “ARISS milestones”

22 October 2016, Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, talked in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland at the 6th Polish-wide Conference of Contributors and Sympathizes of ARISS about “ARISS milestones”. It was a excellent time for many people (there was above 100 persons), especially teachers and pupils, who never heard about the HAM radio! More information about the event can be found …

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HamTV – Overview

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  ARISS HamVideo Transmitter on board the International Space Station   Name definitions “HamVideo” is the name of the Digital Amateur Television (DATV) transmitter on board the Columbus module of the International Space Station (ISS) “HamTV” refers to the amateur radio DATV activities involving HamVideo     HamVideo characteristics Ham Video downlink frequencies: 2369 MHz …

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Nov 04

ARISS contact between OR4ISS and 4U1WRC

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During the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) to be held from 2nd to November 27th 2015, an ARISS contact was realized on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015. Students from Institut Florimont were able to use the ITU station to talk to astronauts Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS  (in front) and Kimiya Yui KG5BPH (in QSO with 4U1WRC), who …

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chapter ‘ARISS’ on AMSAT-ON

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ARISS – Amateur Radio on the International Space Station – Amateur Radio societies and AMSAT organisations from the ISS partner countries, in the USA, Canada, Russia, Europe and Japan, have set up ARISS – Amateur Radio on the International Space Station. It is a volunteering working group devoted to develop and put into operation the …

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Oct 15

Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, ARISS goals & achievements

17 October 2015, Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, talked in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland at the 5th Polish-wide Conference of Contributors and Sympathizes of ARISS about “ARISS Goals and Achievements”. It was a excellent time for many people, especially teachers and pupils, to learn about HAM radio on the ISS! More information about the event can be found …

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Sep 27

Newly elected ARISS-Europe board

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According the ARISS-Europe Terms of Reference, Board elections took place in 2015: A call for candidatures was circulated to the Member Societies March 2015. Candidatures were accepted till the end of May 2015. June 4, 2015 four candidates were presented to the Member Societies. Till September 1st, 2015, the votes of the Member Societies were …

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ARISS News

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ARISS – Amateur Radio on the International Space Station Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule – ARISS Operations team Quick list of scheduled contacts and events reported by Charlie Sufana, AJ9N.   The ARISS Operations Team is made up of ARISS Technical Mentors, scheduling/technical representatives, and an orbital prediction specialist. An ARISS Operations Lead is selected from within …

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HamVideo in the ISS Columbus Module

The Columbus module is designed to undertake experiments but may also be used as temporary sleeping accommodation for the European astronauts. It is anticipated that most, if not all of them, will be licensed amateurs. Two ARISS antennas (L/S band) were installed on the European Space Laboratory Columbus. A DATV (digital amateur television) transmitter is installed …

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