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.
Next ARISS contacts in region 1 or audible in region 1 on 145.800 MHz (FM) unless specified otherwise (UHF: 437.525 MHz):
please note that due to the widespread sanitary crisis some ARISS contacts are cancelled or postponed. Stay safe !
- Mon 2022-11-28 08:20 UTC Amur State University, Blagoveshchensk, Russia as RSØISS
- Mon 2022-11-28 15:58 UTC West Ferris Intermediate Secondary School, North Bay, ON, Canada, via ON4ISS
- Wed 2022-11-30 14:25 UTC Saint Petersburg, Russia with Anna Kikina as RSØISS
- Wed 2022-11-30 14:35 UTC Kaliningrad, Russia with Anna Kikina as RSØISS
- Thu 2022-12-01 08:20 UTC Aznakayevo, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, with Anna Kikina as RSØISS
- Fri 2022-12-02 12:40 UTC Vologda, Russia, direct with Anna Kikina as RSØISS
- Sun 2022-12-04 11:20 UTC Aznakayevo, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia with Dimitri Petelin as RS0ISS
- 2022-12-05 to 2022-12-11 British School in the Netherlands (Junior School Leidschenveen), The Hague, The Netherlands
- 2022-12-05 to 2022-12-11 Stella Maris College, Gzira, Malta, direct via 9H1MRL
- 2022-12-19 to 2022-12-22 ESPRIT: Private Higher School of Engineering and Technology, Little Ariana, Tunisia
- 2023-01-16 to 2023-01-22 Escola Secundária de Lagoa, Lagoa, Azores
- 2023-02-06 to 2023-02-12 Colegio Diocesano Santa María Nuestra Señora, Écija, Spain
- 2023-02-13 to 2023-02-19 Gymnasium Christian-Ernestinum, Bayreuth, Germany, direct via DKØBT
- 2023-02-20 to 2023-02-26 Istituto Statale di Istruzione Superiore “Il Pontormo”, Empoli, Italy, direct via IQ5EM
- 2023-02-27 to 2023-03-05 Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd, Moka, Mauritius, direct via 3B8ISS
- 2023-03-06 to 2023-03-12 Jumeirah College Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- 2023-03-27 to 2023-04-02 “Valle de Camargo” High School, Revilla de Camargo, Spain, direct via EA1FBG
- 2023-04-03 to 2023-04-09 Collège Saint-Anatoile, Salins-Les-Bains, France
- 2023-04-17 to 2023-04-23 Agrupamento de Escolas João de Barros, Corroios, Portugal and Escola Secundária da Baixa da Banheira, Moita, Portugal, direct via CS5SS
- Amateur station on board of ISS
- Amateur Satellites
- Lunar Gateway
- W‑Band propagation study from space