Russian cosmonauts are expected to activate Slow Scan Television (SSTV) image transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM from the International Space Station on Thursday, January 30 and Friday, January 31 as part of the MAI-75 experiment.
The expected activation times are:
• Thursday, Jan 30 at 13:30 – 19:00 GMT
• Friday, Jan 31 at 15:00 -17:30 GMT
Note: The computer that supports this activity failed recently so a replacement is being used. It is unknown what impact this may have to the operations.
Transmissions will be made on 145.800 MHz FM (5 kHz deviation) in the SSTV mode PD-120. Once received, images can be posted and viewed by the public at http://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/ARISS_SSTV/index.php
ISS SSTV uses a Kenwood TM D710E transceiver which is part of the amateur radio station located in the Russian ISS Service Module.
Please note that SSTV events are dependent on other activities, schedules and crew responsibilities on the ISS and subject to change at any time. You can check for updates regarding planned operation at:
ISS Ham https://twitter.com/RF2Space
ARISS Status https://twitter.com/ARISS_status
ARISS SSTV Blog https://ariss-sstv.blogspot.com/
AMSAT Bulletin Board http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
The Polish ARISS Team have prepared an award for participants in this SSTV experiment. Please see https://ariss.pzk.org.pl/sstv/
You can receive signals from the ISS when it’s in range of the UK from anywhere in the world using these WebSDR’s, select 145800.00 kHz and FM:
SUWS VHF/UHF/Microwave WebSDR https://amsat-uk.org/2014/03/19/suws-vhfuhfmicrowave-websdr/
144-146 MHz WebSDR at Goonhilly https://amsat-uk.org/2019/08/24/goonhilly-144-146-mhz-websdr/
Read the MagPi article Pictures from space via ham radio
ISS SSTV info and links https://amsat-uk.org/beginners/iss-sstv/