February 22, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via the ARRL: Student Radio Contact with the International Space Station Inspires Hurricane-hit Community

Students from Canterbury School in Fort Myers, Florida, were able to spend a few minutes on Monday, October 24, 2022, talking with Astronaut Josh Cassada, KI5CRH, onboard the International Space Station (ISS) using ham radio.

The radio contact, arranged by the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program, provided hope for a community devastated by Hurricane Ian. School offic…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/student-radio-contact-with-the-international-space-station-inspires-hurricane-hit-community