Young Indian Student Received his first ISS SSTV Image & Award

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  1. VU2EXP

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    Dear Hams,

    My young harmonic VU3WHO Snehal Vagadia (14) and student of 8th grade from Rajkot - India, received his first ISS SSTV Image on 10th February 2019 at 5:33 AM (UTC).

    VU3WHO Snehal Vagadia Receiving SSTV Image.jpg

    It was good ISS pass with 56 deg elevation, strong signal were received with 3 ele yagi on VHF HT tuned to 145.800 MHz. SSTV audio was recorded on smartphone & later decoded with MMSSTV. His operating clip can be viewed at:

    Please have a look at his SSTV decoded image.
    ISS SSTV Image Received by  VU3WHO Snehal Vagadia.jpg

    Was nice to see young generation keeps interest in radio experiments. Thanks to everyone supporting ARISS SSTV event.


    Rajesh Vagadia - VU2EXP
    Rajkot - Gujarat (India)
    Regional Coordinator
    West India Zone

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  2. KG5THG

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    Great job!!
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  3. W7UUU

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    What a thrilling thing it must have been for him! Congratulations all around :)

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  4. AI4QT

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    Great accomplishment when you still consider so many operators have not attempted SSTV with the ISS. Our Service-hobby is wonderful! AI4QT
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  5. PU2MUS

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    Knowledge must be brought to everyone for a better world, it was a good job. 73 PU2MUS
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  6. VK3PYE

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    Congratulations VU3WHO. Nice to see young people getting involved in the hobby.
  7. WE4B

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  8. G3SEA

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    Cool :cool:

    Done it that way for a voice contact but not video.

    Well done Snelha !

    Namaste :cool:

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  9. DK4BE

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    Congrats dr young OM! And done vy well. Hope you enjoy our ham radio for a long time.
    May be, we call us on Es Hail 2 one day. I hope so.

    Best whishes and 73s de Hartmut, DK4BE
  10. UR3QTN

    UR3QTN Ham Member QRZ Page

    it now remains to direct the antenna to one of the FM satellites and try to conduct qso. I expect.
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