Talking to the ISS over Ham Radio Explained by Astronaut Tim Peake #hamr #NASA @ARISS_status @astro_timpeake
Here’s a fun video below by British astronaut Tim Peake explaining how amateur radio with the International Space Station is conducted. The video includes of course a handheld radio shown floating in the Columbus Laboratory, kids on the receiving end, some call signs, and even a glimpse of the ‘HamTV’ box aboard the ISS:
(Note the Sharpie marker, I assume magnetized to the wall-equipment.)
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