Rhode Island ISS Contact

Friday at 12:43 EDT (16:43 UTC) there will be a contact between the International Space Station and a school in Rhode Island. Here are the official details: All Saints STEAM Academy (AS2A),  Middletown, Rhode Island, direct via N1ASA. The ISS callsign is presently  scheduled to be NA1SS The scheduled astronaut is Jeff Williams  KD5TVQ Contact […]

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Rainy SO-50 Video

I made five contacts! And it wasn’t raining before I started! This is from the 2016-03-27 2111Z SO-50 pass over North America. Here are the all the stations heard on this pass, when they were first heard. There were 19 in all: 00:02 KG5CCI 00:06 K4FEG 00:13 N8HM FM18 00:28 N4UFO 00:45 KM4RTS EM90 01:01 […]

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Cold Signals

It was a cold day to receive signals from the space station but I did it. It was so cold as I was speaking into the camera my speech slurred. But I still heard the first British astronaut to visit the ISS make his first school contact. I had several other firsts today including finally […]

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