Introduction

This site will be the focal point for some of the best SSTV images received during Oct 2008 and beyond. Images will be downlinked by ISS on 145.800 MHz. To view some of the received images transmitted from the ISS check out the following Gallery Website . You may also submit images at that website as well.



In addition to SSTV image receptions, reports of planned amateur radio activity using SSTV will be provided.

Friday, February 20, 2015

EVA delay will impact SSTV activity

The delay of the planned EVA from Friday to Saturday will impact the planned start of the SSTV experiment planned for February 20. It is not yet known when SSTV might be rescheduled and for how long the experiment will be able to operate but it does appear that the Russian team is trying to get the activity rescheduled. Hopefully they will be able to just shift one day (to February 22) as well.

**UPDATE (Feb 21)**
Looks like the setup and activation of the SSTV project has been scheduled on a Russian Cosmonaut for Sunday, February 22 from 10:00-10:30 UTC.

**UPDATE (Feb 24)**
SSTV transmissions should continue until 21:30 UTC today (Feb 24). The Kenwood D710 will be powered down at that time in preparation for the second of three spacewalks. The second space walk is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 and the third is planned for March 1.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

February 2015 SSTV

Looks like I picked the wrong time to be out of town. Saw that SSTV was active over much of the world from January 30 through February 01 with some initial issues of carrier only during most of the first day.

I have been informed that a repeat session will occur  the day after the U.S. EVA on February 20. Setup of SSTV and then transmission operations should start Feb 21 about 10:00 UTC. This will run continuously until February 23 at 21:30 UTC. Images will be sent in the same PD180 mode with 3 minute gaps between transmissions.

The second of three U.S. EVAs in early 2015 will occur on Feb 24 with the third one targeting March 01.