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Current Status of ISS Radio Stations

as of 07/28/2021

​Columbus Module radios:

  • IORS (Kenwood D710GA) – STATUS – Configured. Supporting packet operation (145.825 MHz up & down). Next mode change is to cross band repeater and targeting late August.​
    • Radio will be powered off July 28 about 17:30 UTC for Progress /MLM arrival. Scheduled to be powered on TBD due to MLM issues impacting ISS activities.
    • Supporting USOS scheduled voice contacts, packet and voice repeater ops. 

Service Module radios:

  • Kenwood D710E – STATUS – Radio usually off.
    • Radio will be powered off July 28 about 17:30 UTC for Progress /MLM arrival. 
    • MAI SSTV experiment sessions planned for Aug 6 and 7.  Setup about 10:50 UTC on August 6 and stop around 19:10 UTC. The activation on August 7 should start about 09:50 GMT and stop around 15:55 UTC. . 
    • Supporting ROS scheduled voice contacts and SSTV.
Written by
VA3DBJ

Canadian amateur radio operator since 2007. Operating on the VHF/UHF bands and local repeaters in the Durham Region area. Husband and the father of four.

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