August 17, 2019 - Union Schweizerischer Kurzwellen Amateure (IK1SLD/HB9A)
An International Space Station random contact has been planned for Luca Parmitano KF5KDP with participants of the Union Schweizerischer Kurzwellen Amateure.
The event is planned Saturday August 17, 2019. It is scheduled to begin at approximately 14.07 UTC, which is 16.07 CEST.
The contact will be a operated by IK1SLD (telebridge in Italy, Lat. 45.1152N, Long. 8.4523E, Elev. 118m) + HB9A – Swiss, Lat. 47.164781N, Long. 8.513867E, Elev. 400m. The downlink signals is audible in parts of Europe on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM.
Moreover, the event will be web streamed from IK1SLD on
Random Contact with Luca Parmitano on 17 August 2019 14:07 UTC pass was successful.
Event took place within Swiss radio association USKA 90th anniversary event and Hamfest Switzerland in Zug / Switzerland (Loc: JN47GD).
Contact was planned to be direct and followed by IK1SLD telebridge for the end of the pass
With very long delay after expected AOS at Zug, against 14:19 Luca arrived late at the ISS HAM radioo station and replayed to IK1SLD ISS calls.
Greeting message was well received and complete, great pleasure for the audience.
D/L audio was clear, U/L was initially reported broken.
Audience about 200 guests, but also sent out via local HAM ATV relais in Switzerland.
mass media: TV (Tele 1), radio (SRF regional), newspapers.