ARISS News Release
Dave Jordan, AA4KN
Russian SSTV Transmission Events Planned
March 29, 2018:
ARISS Russia is planning Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions from the International Space Station. The transmissions are scheduled to occur over Moscow on April 2, 2018 from 15:05 through 18:30 UTC and on April 3, 2018 from 14:15 through 18:40 UTC. The MAI-75 experiment uses a computer on the ISS Russian Segment, which stores images that are then transmitted to Earth using the amateur radio, specifically the onboard Kenwood TM D710E transceiver. Images received can be posted and viewed at http://www.
Please note that the event is dependent on other activities, schedules and crew responsibilities on the ISS and are subject to change at any time.
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Dave Jordan, AA4KN