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 !

  • rescheduled: ESPRIT: Private Higher School of Engineering and Technology, Little Ariana, Tunisia
  • 2023-03-23 18:22:52 UTC Lana’i High and Elementary School, Lana’i City, HI, with Warren Hoburg KB3HTZ, telebridge via ON4ISS
  • 2023-03-27 to 2023-04-02 “Valle de Camargo” High School, Revilla de Camargo, Spain, direct via EA1FBG
  • 2023-03-27 to 2023-04-02 Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre, Dubai, UAE with Sultan Al Neyadi KI5VTV
  • 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
  • 2023-09-04 to 2023-09-10 Egemen Yildiz Secondary School, İzmir, Turkey
  • 2023-10-02 to 2023-10-08 Technological University Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, direct
  • 2023-10-09 to 2023-10-15 Belgian Defence (KSOO), Koninklijke School voor Onderofficieren, Sint-Truiden, Belgium, direct via ON4ALV & ON4AWM, joint contact IEPSCF Colfontaine, Colfontaine, Belgium, telebridge via ON4ALV & ON4AWM
  • 2023-10-16 to 2023-10-22 St Peter in Thanet CE Junior School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom, direct via GØHRS
  • 2023-12-04 to 2023-12-10 Carl-Maria-von-Weber-Schule Eutin, Eutin, Germany and Gymnasium im Loekamp, Marl, Germany
  • 2023-12-11 to 2023-12-17 Primary School of Zipari Kos, Zipari, Greece


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