5 January 2016

First School HAM Radio Contact With Tim Peake On Board The International Space Station

It has been announced that the first UK School HAM Radio contact with astronaut Tim Peake will take place on Friday 8th January 2016 at 08:47 GMT with students at Sandringham School, St Albans. The School will use the callsign GB1SAN.

Anyone with a VHF receiver/scanner/transceiver should be able to hear the Space Station transmissions on 145.800 MHz (+/- 3.5KHz due to the Doppler shift).

Read the full article on the Southgate Amateur Radio News website: LINK