Current Status of ISS Radios Updated

as of Feb 23, 2022
​Columbus Module radios:

  • IORS (Kenwood D710GA) – STATUS – Configured. 
    Current mode set to cross band repeater (145.990 MHz up {PL 67} & 437.800 MHz down).  Next mode change to support packet operation (145.825 MHz up & down) is currently TBD.​​​
    • Radio to be powered off on March 1 to support an ESA experiment. Radio OFF about 14:30 UTC. Radio ON about 15:00 UTC.
    • Radio to be powered OFF to support US EVA on March 15.
    • Radio to be powered OFF to support US EVA on March 23.
    • Supporting USOS scheduled voice contacts, packet and voice repeater ops.

Service Module radios:

  • Kenwood D710E – STATUS – Radio usually off.​ ​​ ​​​ 
    • Radio to be powered OFF to support US EVA on March 15.
    • Radio to be powered OFF to support US EVA on March 23.
    • Supporting ROS scheduled voice contacts and SSTV.
    • Kenwood D710GA for SM delivered on 80P. Installation TBD in Increment 67.

The status has been updated on the ISS page.

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.