20th Anniversary of ARISS

ARISS News Release
No. 20-30

December 22, 2020 — An ARISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the International Space Station (ISS). This will be a special SSTV event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ARISS on board the International Space Station. The event is scheduled to begin on December 24 at 16:40 UTC and continue through December 31 ending at 18:15 UTC. Dates are subject to change due to ISS operational adjustments.

Images will be downlinked at 145.8 MHz +/- 3 KHz for Doppler shift and the expected SSTV mode of operation is PD 120. Radio enthusiasts participating in the event can post images they receive at the ARISS SSTV Gallery at https://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/ARISS_SSTV/ .

After your image is posted at the gallery, you can acquire a special award by linking to https://ariss.pzk.org.pl/sstv/ and follow directions for submitting a digital copy of your received image.

VK6FLAB Station


  • Yaesu FT-857d

  • Diamond X-300N dual band antenna

  • Lenovo S10e netbook

  • Serial CAT control

  • Direct audio connect from Yaesu rear port to speaker/microphone on netbook


  • Debian Linux v10 (Buster)

  • rigctld

  • gpredict

  • qsstv


  • Antenna at 2m AGL

  • Maidenhead: OF78

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