Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 222

ISS SSTV this weekend
Twelve images will be downlinked, but this time with six featuring the SCaN educational activities while the other six images will commemorate major NASA anniversaries.

VP6D Ducie Island seeing too many dupes
They’re seeing “far too many dupes” as they work their way through the pileups.

ISS voice active, SSTV from satellite
NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor KG5TMT, who is currently on the International Space Station, was active on 145.800 MHz FM making contacts on Saturday, October 20.

W5KV’s 2018 Ham Holiday Gift Guide
It’s never too early to start planning gifts for the holidays.

Download of DSLWP-B Moon and Earth pictures continues
It was expected that the Earth would be visible in the image, and this was indeed the case.
Daniel Estévez

Global JS8Call Network
I can even have a chit-chat by relaying my messages through stations I can hear, to a station I can’t. JS8Call is not a mode, it’s a system.

Every Amateur Radio Satellite Frequency List

From securing loads to securing antennas, a knowledge of some basic knots is very valuable.


Meet the Amateur Astronomer who found a lost NASA satellite
Amateur astronomer Scott Tilley made international headlines when he rediscovered NASA’s IMAGE satellite 13 years after it mysteriously disappeared.

Monitoring airplane communications
Information and examples how to monitor communications between airplanes and ground using RTL SDR, SDRPlay, SDRConsole and other equipment.

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