ARISS contact for YOTA 2017

| August 4, 2017

An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA and the Youngsters on the Air event, which takes place at Gilwell Park this week.

The ARISS contact is scheduled for Tuesday, 8 August 2017 at approximately 1838UTC.

This will be a direct radio contact, operated by GB4YOTA, and downlink signals will be audible in many parts of Europe on 145.800MHz narrowband FM.

Paolo, IZ0JPA will operate the HamVideo transmitter.

The Goonhilly receiver will be activated sometime on 4 August 2017 and will remain active over the weekend, continuing to track the ISS until the morning of the 9th.

Two internet video streams will be available.

The main YOTA event stream is at and the ISS contact stream, starting at around 1740UTC on Tuesday, will be at

You can also watch the ISS contact live on the RSGB’s YouTube channel at

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