On Sunday, December 13, Roland Zurmely PY4ZBZ received a Slow Scan TV (SSTV) image which had been uplinked to the amateur radio CubeSat Fox-1A / AO-85.
Roland says he was not prepared and the antenna was misguided but even so he managed to receive a recognizable image.
AO-85 was launched October 8, 2015 and transmits 5 kHz deviation FM on around 145.980/.975 MHz.
In the UK amateur radio transceivers are set to default to narrow FM filters (2.5 kHz deviation). If possible you should select your radio’s wider FM filter designed for 25 kHz channel spacing.
AO-85 information https://amsat-uk.org/satellites/communications/ao-85-fox-1a/
Hints on how to receive Slow Scan TV from space are at
Roland PZ4ZBZ http://www.qsl.net/py4zbz/fox.htmhttp://www.qsl.net/py4zbz/fox.htm
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