Saturday, December 26, 2020

International Space Station "Mission 64" SSTV pics upd. Dec.31.2020

No need for complicated radio stuff, just something that will receive 145.800MHz FM mode, and ANY possible antenna, not neccesary to be 2m stuff, ofc one can use WebSDR with 2m but it's more fun to catch the pics. Tried even Baofeng UVB-6 - working good at higher ISS elevation :-)  

Here some pictures better or worse received during ISS flyby last days received on FT-817 and 7ele Yagi for 50MHz with MMSSTV software. For flyby prediction free ORBITRON soft was used but there's many tracking software on the web, and also websites dedicated to it, i.e ISSTRACKER

 Dec 26 :

  Dec 25:

 Dec 27

 Dec 28

Dec 29 - none - forgot to leave radio ON :-))

Dec 30


Dec 31 


Thursday, December 24, 2020

Merry & safe Christmas 2k20 !

For all followers and readers of my blogpage - best season greetings from me & family. 

Stay safe and healthy during these weird Covid times . . . 

73 !

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

ISS SSTV event Dec.24 - Dec.31.2020 - UPDATE

According to mentor of ARISS Poland Armans SP3QFE International Space Station event celebrating 20 Years of ham radio on ISS will start December 24th around 16UTC continously, ending December.31 around 18UTC.

Polish Radiomateurs Union (PZK) together with ARISS-Polska issued ISS SSTV Award  available to all ham radio operators Worldwide for receiving 1 (one) picture recieved during the Mission 64 SSTV event. Even partial pics counts, and after uploading it on the webpage and applying for Award one will get electronic png Award file ( as mine above ) to print.     

More info about the event, Award rules at ARISS Polska webpage.

GL all !

Monday, December 21, 2020

SILENT KEY Memorial Award

 Took a while to get results of the Silent Key Memorial Contest 2020, but happy to get nice Award. Long delayed echo of PF7M was heard across all EU. 

R.I.P Johan.