Postcards From the ISS

Sometimes, the folks over at the International Space Station (ISS) send greetings to earth, postcards encoded as SSTV images – transmitted at 145.800 MHz FM.

Of course, I wanted to receive some. And in April 2018, I managed to.

Hardware and Software

I used the same hardware receiving stack as I used for receiving NOAA and Meteor weather satellites. In terms of software, I again used SDR# and:

Software setup is pretty easy, just pipe the audio stream from SDR# into MMSSTV using the VB-Cable driver.

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