2023 Verification Test
In October 2023 the ISS performed a ‘verification test’ and transmitted 12 SSTV images.The equipment list below allowed me to leave my radio running and catch every ISS path. Quaity varied based on the path and timing of the transmissions.
- J-Pole ~20 ft. in the air
- Digi-Rig for data connection
- MMSSTV software
KI4ASK created a helpful video that demonstrates how simple downloading the images can be.Decoding SSTV from the ISS using a handheld radio and whip antenna