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ARISS between July and December 2018

October 2018

ISS ARISS  Yeasu FT-736R (25W) + 5 el LPDA
Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Robert-Mayer-Gymnasium, Heilbronn, Germany and Realschule & Gymnasium Weingarten, Weingarten, Germany, at 14.03 UTC in German. signal was weak here at my QTH!

School contacts withr Alexander Gerst KF5ONO:
- at 10:28 UTC direct contact operated by DN6SP for Ganerben-Gymnasium Kuenzelsau + Georg-Wagner-Schule, Kuenzelsau, Germany. in German.
- at 12:04 UTC direct contact operated by ON4NOK for Sint-Jozefcollege, Turnhout, Belgium. in English & German
More info at:

Alexander Gerst KF5ONO as DP0ISS with Integrierte Gesamtschule Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Osterholz – Scharmbeck, Germany and Gymnasium Soltau, Soltau, Germany, at 09:14 UTC in German.

Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Martin-Andersen-Nexoe-Gymnasium Dresden/DLR_School_Lab TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany and Liborius-Gymnasium Dessau, Dessau-Rosslau, Germany, at 08:22 UTC in German.

29/10/18: Received differents SSTV pictures from ARISS on 145.800 Mhz FM in PD-120, this time with six images featuring the SCaN educational activities while the other six images commemorate major NASA anniversaries, ie., when NASA was established, astronauts first landing on the moon, etc.

ariss sstv 2018-10-29_11.34.08.jpg
ariss sstv 2018-10-29_08.22.49.jpg

August 2018

ISS ARISS  Yeasu FT-736R (25W) + 5 el LPDA

I heard the following schoolcontacts:

Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwoenitz, Zwoenitz, Germany and Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany on August 16 2018 at approximately 11:12 UTC in German.
The operation was conducted with low power, signals at my QTH were 51 -> 54.

With Vidya Mandir Inter College, Meerut, India on 23 August 2018 at approximately 08:22 UTC in English.

Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Friedrich-Franz-Gymnasium Parchim, Parchim, Germany on August at 09:52 UTC in German.

Ricky Arnold KE5DAU with Shri Timli Vidyapeet, Devikhet, India on 27 August 2018 at approximately 08:06 UTC in English.


July 2018

ISS ARISS  Yeasu FT-736R (25W) + 5 el LPDA
03/07/18: I heard the ARISS contact for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Kardinal Frings Gymnasium, Bonn, Germany, at 08:32 UTC  german. An article in German with pics and a video can be found at:
18/07/18: In the evening sitting on my balcony i receives SSTV signals on my ID-51 + rubberduck.
Signals were too weak however to give nice pictures.
30 & 31/07/18:  I heard and received nice pictures from the ARISS Russia MAI SSTV experiment on July 30 & 31 on 145.80 MHz and operating mode PD120 using the Icom ID-51 and 5el LPDA.

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