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GB6GHY – Hello Moon, this is Goonhilly calling!

Noel Matthews G8GTZ and Matthew Cosby talk to broadcast journalist Kate Arkless Gray about making a world record for the longest distance 3.4 GHz amateur radio voice contact with a signal bounced off the Moon. GB6GHY on 3.4 GHz – Hello Moon, this is Goonhilly calling!https://audioboom.com/posts/6240780-hello-moon-this-is-goonhilly-calling-the-longest-distance-call-via-the-moon What is Amateur Radio?http://www.essexham.co.uk/what-is-amateur-radio There are short amateur radio Foundation…

Russian Cosmonauts Deploy Satellites

ISS Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin RN3FI with Tanyusha-SWSU 1 and 2 CubeSats On Thursday, July 17, 2017 ISS Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, RN3FI and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy manually deployed 5 satellites during a spacewalk. The satellites were deployed from the Pirs airlock module of the International Space Station. Jonathan McDowell‏ @planet4589 Tweeted…

Three ELaNa CubeSats delivered to Space Station

International Space Station – Image Credit NASA NanoRacks reports on a delivery of payloads to the ISS including three CubeSats which are part of NASA’s Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) mission. Houston, TX – August 16, 2017 – SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft successfully berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after their twelfth commercial…

Amateur radio satellite deployment during Russian spacewalk

ISS Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin RN3FI with Tanusha-SWSU-1 Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station Thursday, Aug. 17, to deploy several nanosatellites, collect research samples and perform structural maintenance. Coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT, 3pm BST) on NASA Television and the agency’s website https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive…

Successful ARISS contact with YOTA 2017

Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA on ISS HamTV – Credit UHF Satcom Young radio amateurs at the Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) event at Gilwell Park made contact with astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA on the International Space Station. Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA The first session took place when the ISS came above the horizon at 18:37 GMT (7:37…

Space Station contact planned for YOTA 2017

Carlos Eavis G3VHF operating the ARISS station GB4YOTA at Gilwell Park, UK An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact is planned between astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA, using the call sign NA1SS and the Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) event, call sign GB4YOTA, taking place in Gilwell Park, UK. Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA The…

Colloquium 2017 Saturday Gala Dinner

The 2017 AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium is combined with the RSGB Convention on October 14-15 at the Kent Hills Park Conference Centre in Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ. If you wish to attend the 2017 AMSAT-UK Colloquium, you should book to attend the RSGB Convention. The schedule is at http://rsgb.org/main/about-us/rsgb-convention/rsgb-convention-programme/ BUT BEFORE YOU BOOK you might…

ARISS contact planned for YOTA 2017 UK

Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA and the Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) event, which takes place in UK. The ARISS contact is scheduled Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at approximately 18.38 GMT. This will be a direct radio contact, operated by GB4YOTA. Downlink signals…