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 .


March 3, 2022: ARISS to Support Axiom Space Crew Members on First Private ISS Mission

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):

  • Wed 2024-04-17 10:44 UTC Mrs Ethelston’s CE Primary Academy, Lyme Regis, United Kingdom with Matthew Dominick KCØTOR (Crew 8) via GB4ACA
  • Mon 2024-04-22 08:29 UTC American International University, Salmiya, Kuwait with Mike Barratt via 9K9AIU
  • 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
  • 2024-09-30 to 2024-10-06 Centre de Formation de la Base Aérienne de Payerne, Payerne, Switzerland, direct via HB9SPACE


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