Sunday, May 1, 2016

ISS Radio Activity : May 10-11

More ISS ham radio activities! 
On May 10 &  11 the ISS (International Space Station) will be transmitting recorded greeting messages celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia.

 The messages will be "greetings to Earth inhabitants, recorded by students of the university in 10 languages: Russian, English, German, French, Chinese, Arabic, Tatar, Hindi, Kazakh and Portuguese."
Credit : Tomsk Polytechnic University
The satellite is developed by students at the Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia to test new space materials technology and will be the world’s first space vehicle with a 3D-printed structure.

It is the oldest technical university in Russia east of the
The greeting signal will be transmitted once a minute on 437.025 MHz FM. One of the Kenwood transceivers (TM D700) on the ISS will provide a cross-band relay, re-transmitting the signal on 145.800 MHz FM.
Starting on May 10 at 07:55 UTC & switch off on May 11 at 10:10 UTC

Frequency :    148.800 MHz FM
                       437.025 MHz FM
Reception reports will be appreciated. Please send reports to
Source : AMSAT-UK 
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