The ARISS-UK Team have announced that the Electromagnetic Field 2020 event is to host an ARISS contact during the weekend of July 23-26.
The event will be held at Easton Manor Deer Park, near Ledbury in Herefordshire.
The callsign for the contact will be GB4EMF and the ISS will use NA1SS. More details will be available closer to the date.
Imagine a camping festival with a power grid and high-speed internet access; a temporary village of geeks, crafters, and technology enthusiasts that’s lit up by night, and buzzing with activity during the day. Thousands of curious people will descend on the friendly open space to learn, share, and talk about what they love.
Talks and workshops start at midday on Friday and last until the Sunday evening.
The first public sale of tickets for EMF 2020 will be Wednesday, February 19, at 19:00 GMT. For the full list of ticket sales dates, see https://blog.emfcamp.org/2020/02/14/ticket-sales-dates/
Further info on Electromagnetic Field 2020 at
An amateur radio village is planned for the Electromagnetic Field EMF 2016 event which takes place August 5-7, 2016 near Guildford in Surrey.
London Hackspace Amateur Radio Club are planning to erect at least one of their Clark masts in the village. During EMF 2016 they will be showcasing Amateur Radio on bands from 3.5 MHz (80m) to 430 MHz (70cm) and maybe higher using the call sign GB4EMF.
The event is aimed at makers, scientists, engineers, radio enthusiasts and more.
EMF Amateur Radio Village https://wiki.emfcamp.org/wiki/Village:Amateur_Radio
Call for Participation https://www.emfcamp.org/cfp
EMF Camp on Twitter https://twitter.com/emfcamp
London Hackspace ARC https://twitter.com/m0hsl
Previous EMF events have generated BBC News coverage