In 2017 ISS SSTV switched from transmitting images in PD180 to PD120. This is from the “What to expect during a pass” section of my ISS SSTV Reception Hints page. I wanted to save it somewhere in case they go back to using it at some point. For now I am updating the Reception Hints […]

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Why ham radio?

Occasionally people ask me a question about ham radio that could be summarized as “why?” Why ham radio? Why are you standing in a parking lot with a bunch of electronic gear hung over your body and a big antenna in your hand aimed to space just to talk to someone a few states over? […]

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