Friday, 27 February 2015

Pictures from space...

From time to time the astronauts from ISS do some amateur radio experiments. In the period February 22-24 there was the possibility to receive SSTV images from the ISS. All this in the 2M amateur band.

In the past I had been active via the RS10 and RS10 satellites and therefore it seemed nice to do again this experiment, despite my modest antenna for 2m.
First of all I downloaded and installed the MMSTV program and viewed to the most actual Keppler data. In this 3 days I have had a several SSTV images seen coming live on my pc. Basically you do not need to be by your PC. Is it still a hobby?
The last picture I have received via the RX-SSTV program. This program was created specially for SSTV images from space.

My station:
Yaesu FT-7800
Mobile whip on the radiator.
SignaLink modem
Software: MMSTV and RX SSTV.

73, Tjeerd (Gose) - PA3GNZ

2 comments:

  1. Hallo Tjeerd, leuke plaatjes. SSTV heeft geen moeite met het Cyrillische schrift. Er staat ongeveer:
    80 Jaar sinds de geboorte van 's werelds eerste kosmonaut. - Y.Gagarin
    Ja, dit is een leuke hobbie. 73, Bert

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  2. Inderdaad Bert. Deze plaatjes zijn ter gelegenheid van de 80ste geboortedag van Yuri Gagarin.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Gagarin

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