Christian Jacobs 2E0ICL and other members of the Southampton University Wireless Society (SUWS) listened to the Tim Peake GB1SS amateur radio contact on February 11, 2016 with the Royal Masonic School for Girls GB1RMS.
The ISS downlink was on 145.800 MHz (+/- 3.5 kHz Doppler shift).
Watch SUWS receiving ARISS contact with the Royal Masonic School for Girls
More history made at second amateur radio call
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