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):
please note that due to the widespread sanitary crisis some ARISS contacts are cancelled or postponed. Stay safe !

  • Samantha Cristoforetti (I) scheduled in April 2022 with many contacts in Italy
  • Fri 2022-05-20 12:14 UTC Forum Accademico Italiano e.V., Köln, Germany, via ZS6JON
  • Sat 2022-05-21 18:10 UTC 2nd All-Russian Festival “Russian Traveler”, Lipetsk, Russia, direct
  • Fri 2022-05-27 15:05 UTC Aznakayevo (Republic of Tatarstan), Russia, direct
  • Sat 2022-05-28 09:03 UTC MINDSHUB APS with I.C. AVIO, Ala, Trento, Italy, telebridge via ZS6JON
  • Sat 2022-05-28 14:15 UTC 2nd All-Russian Festival “Russian Traveler”, Lipetsk, Russia, direct
  • Sat 2022-05-28 15:50 UTC Children’s center in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, direct
  • Sun 2022-05-29 15:00 UTC Students and employees of SWGU, Kursk, Russia, direct
  • 2022-05-30 to 2022-06-05 Istituto Comprensivo “Losapio – S.F. Neri”, Gioia del Colle, Puglia, Italy, direct via IZ7RTN
  • 2022-06-06 to 2022-06-12 Scuola media S.Pietro, Nuoro, Sardegna, Italy, direct
  • 2022-06-13 to 2022-06-19 Istituto Tecnico Industrile “Alessandro Rossi”, Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, direct via I3IRV
  • 2022-07-11 to 2022-07-17 Il Cielo Itinerante c/o ASI Center for Space in Matera, Italy, telebridge
  • 2022-08-01 to 2022-08-07 Swiss Guide and Scout Movement, Bern, Switzerland, direct


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