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.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Sept 29 Activity

More of the same images that were sent yesterday. The SSTV system seems to have developed a new issue with reports of "beeping" during the experiment. Unkown source of this but it is being passed through the radio system and is not from another source. The experiment is now concluded and the system has turned off. Packet should resume after Doug Wheelock uses the radio.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Sept. 28 activity


These images were received today and were in Martin1 mode. The graphic photo (first image) was received by PDØRKC during the 0930 UTC pass over Europe and the image of the Russian spacecraft over the coast was received by F1TWT during the 0750 UTC pass over Europe. Seems a few images were transmitted beyond the Russia region as a report from Australia was also received.
Another opportunity is scheduled for tomorrow (Sept 29).

Monday, September 27, 2010

Sept 27

No reports from ground stations but the activity was indicated as executed. I suspect they may have had hardware issues since packet was off during most of the planned time for today's experiment. Let's hope they have better luck tomorrow.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sept activity - Take 2

Looks like the Russians are scheduling another run of the MAI-75 experiment for Sep 27-29. The activity is planned for 2 runs a day over Western Russian roughly between 0700-1100 UTC. No additional details at this time but likely to be a repeat of the earlier September session.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Sep 15 Activity

Reports that SSTV was again active today during the 11:15, 13:00 and 14:45 UTC passes over Europe. Seems that the imagery is only being downlinked over Russia and is the same file shots sent in previous sessions. The system is planned to be powered off and switched to packet about 1600 UTC.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Sep 14 activity

Seems we had limited activity today following the school contact with Australia (via Argentina). First images were received around 1200 GMT over Europe and a second set received at 1400 GMT over Europe. The crew timeline indicates the experiment shall be powered off after the 1400 GMT pass today and info from the http://www.ariss.net/ site indicates the system has been restored to packet operations.
Initial reports also seem to indicate that the images being transmitted today were the same ones sent a few weeks ago so most of the images captured today are in the archive section of the ARISS gallery site http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/SSTV/archive.php

Monday, September 13, 2010

MAI activation delayed one day

Russian experiment MAI-75 SSTV activity delayed to Sept. 14 and 15. Activity should still be around 12:00-16:00 UTC each day. The system being planned for use is the Space Cam SSTV system that sends stored images so folks in darkness will have a chance to caputure images. The expected mode will be Martin 1. Most of the activity is directed towards Moscow but the system is sometimes left on between passes over Russia.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

SSTV planned for Sept 13-14

Previews of the crew schedule indicate that SSTV will be activated by the Russian crew on Sept 13 and 14. The activity should begin about 1200 GMT and conclude about 1600 GMT on both days.
Additional details as they become available.