The ARSPEX Working Group is a specialised body of the IARU Region 1 for Amateur Radio Space EXploration.
The ARSPEX WG acts under the provisions of the IARU Region 1 Constitution and Bylaws and operates within the terms of reference .
September 2, 2020: First Element of ARISS Next Generation (Next-Gen) Radio System Installed in ISS Columbus Module
This opens up a new era providing regular voice repeater functionality around the world.
The first contact through the repeater was done on September 2nd 2020 between IK1SLD and ON7UX.
SSTV Event MAI-75 PD-120: Thu 2023-12-07 08:55 UTC to 14:25 UTC and Fri 2023-12-08 08:15 UTC to 14:10 UTC
Next ARISS contacts in region 1 or audible in region 1 on 145.800 MHz (FM) unless specified otherwise (UHF: 437.525 MHz):
- Mon 2023-12-04 11:36 UTC Carl-Maria-von-Weber-Schule Eutin, Eutin, Germany and Gymnasium im Loekamp, Marl, Germany with Andreas Mogensen KG5GCZ (Crew 7) via DK0OH
- Wed 2023-12-13 06:00 UTC Obninsk, Russia (Kaluga region), direct
- 2023-12-11 to 2023-12-17 Primary School of Zipari Kos, Zipari, Greece
- 2024-01-08 to 2024-01-14 Fevzi Çakmak Primary School, Yozgat, Türkiye with Alper Gezeravci KJ5DIY (Axiom 3)
- 2024-01-08 to 2024-01-14 Kaya Karakaya Science High School, Elazığ, Türkiye with Alper Gezeravci KJ5DIY (Axiom 3)
- 2024-01-08 to 2024-01-14 Bilingual Montessori School of Lund (Stiftelsen BMSL), Lund, Sweden with Marcus Wandt KJ5COO (Axiom 3)
- 2024-01-08 to 2024-01-14 Sweden with Marcus Wandt KJ5COO (Axiom 3)
- 2024-02-05 to 2024-02-11 School of Telecommunications Engineering, ETSIT Valencia (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia), Valencia, Spain, direct via EA5RKP
- 2024-02-12 to 2024-02-18 B. Russell High School, Rome, Italy
- 2024-03-04 to 2024-03-10 “IES Pedro Simón” Abril High School, Alcaraz, Spain
- 2024-03-18 to 2024-03-24 Second Chance School of Orestiada, Orestiada, Greece
- 2024-04-01 to 2024-04-07 Collège Théodore Monod, Gagny, France, direct via F6GPX
- 2024-04-08 to 2024-04-14 ARTADEMIA, Milano, Italy and Scuola Secondaria I grado “A. Moro”, Ponte Lambro (CO), Italy, direct via IK1SLD
- 2024-04-15 to 2024-04-21 Mrs Ethelston’s CE Primary Academy, Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
- 2024-04-22 to 2024-04-28 American International University, Salmiya, Kuwait
- 2024-05-06 to 2024-05-12 Eric Knows CIC, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
- 2024-06-03 to 2024-06-09 Agrupamento de Escolas Dr. Serafim Leite, São João da Madeira, Portugal, direct via CS5SS
- Amateur station on board of ISS
- Amateur Satellites
- Lunar Gateway
- W‑Band propagation study from space