STS-135 Mission Statistics
Out of this world
Amateur Radio Operator KC5ACR / Astronaut William S. McArthur, Expedition 12 commander and NASA Space Station Science Officer talks to students with Ham radio from the Space Station on February 2 and other dates, 2006.
These recordings were made by N4UJW on passes over Texas using Radio Shack HTX-212 and a simple vertical Slim Jim antenna.
Click the dated text below to listen.
NOTE: You will not hear both sides of transmissions, only Astronaut McArthur responding on the downlink frequency of 145.800mhz!
The silent periods for questions has been edited out.
02/02/06 Lasts about 22 seconds Wav file 173kb.
02/08/06 More audio
Mp3 file 340kb about 2:54 minutes.....long file
and continues until fade out at the horizon
Frequencies in use
(Subject to change)
These frequencies are currently used for ARISS general QSO'">
Voice and Packet Downlink: 145.80 (Worldwide)
Voice Uplink: 144.49 for Regions 2 and 3 (The Americas / Pacific)
Voice Uplink: 145.20 for Region 1 (Europe, Central Asia and Africa)
Packet Uplink: 145.99 (Worldwide)
Crossband FM repeater downlink: 145.80 MHz (Worldwide)
Crossband FM repeater uplink: 437.80 MHz (Worldwide)
All frequencies are subject to Doppler shifting.
Video of ISS Ham Radio contact with WISH
International Space Station Flight
Engineer Joe Acaba, KE5DAR, used amateur (ham) radio equipment aboard the
ISS to speak with high school students participating in a summer
program called Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholars, or
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station
Latest ARISS schedules and information!
This is a text file!
Suitsat-1 shown in the picture above
Suitsat-1 becomes a "Falling Star"
Suitsat has re-entered!
On the 7th of September, 2006 at 16:00 GMT, Suitsat re-entered the Earth's atmosphere over the Southern Ocean at 110.4? East latitude and 46.3?South longitude. It was over a point some 1400 km south-southwest of Cape Leeuwin (Augusta), Western Australia.
It's signals long faded from ground stations during
this Ham radio experiment in space from an empty Russian space suit,
Suitsat-1 plunged into history!
October, 2008 ISS SSTV AND
AUDIO FILES FROM THE ISS!
"Roger, Tranquility," Houston
radioed back. "We copy you on the ground. You've got a bunch of guys about
to turn blue. We're breathing again.
Ham Radio was there behind the scenes !
"Sorry Captain, I've given it all I had.
I've been beamed up out of range."
In Memory of
"Mr. Scott! ...... Why...... would you do this?"
Ride Sally Ride!
May our first woman in space sore skyward
...all the way! Rest in peace Sally!
Video - NASA/YouTube See full story about her here from NASA.
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