ARISSat-1 Transmits from the International Space Station


The crew of the International Space Station attached the AMSAT ARISSat-1 satellite to the station's external antenna and made several test transmissions this afternoon on 2 meters. A number of amateurs heard the test signals on 145.950 MHz FM, including Roland, PY4ZBZ, in Sete Lagoas, Brasil, who recorded the audio (click here to listen).

Expedition 26 Flight Engineers Dmitry Kondratyev and Oleg Skripochka, RN3FU, will deploy ARISSat-1 on Wednesday, February 16. NASA TV coverage will begin at 6:45 AM (CST).