Since the earliest days of the Space Shuttle, many astronauts have become licensed radio amateurs to communicate to stations on earth while traveling in space and on the International Space Station. Check out the list below of call signs for astronauts who are, or were at one time, licensed hams. It indicates on which missions licensed astronauts have flown, whether on Space Shuttle, MIR or ISS. Astronaut call signs: spacehamsARISS.
ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) is a program that lets students experience the excitement of amateur radio by talking directly with crew members of the International Space Station. The next contact via W6SRJ is with students at Brook Haven School in Sebastipol, CA planned for next week. To learn more, get involved, or help support ARISS’s mission, visit www.ariss.org.
Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) – Stuart, Florida -Friday, April 7, 2017 – With over 3 decades of exceptional performance, Coaxicom’s RF/Microwave products including connectors, adapters, phase adjusters, terminations, and cable assemblies have consistently been relied on by aerospace/aeronautical /military engineers. Coaxicom has the expertise to provide solutions and navigate a project from concept and design to manufacturing and delivery. Meeting MIL-PRF 39012, MIL-A-55339, MIL-C-83517 and MIL-STD-348 specs as applicable, Coaxicom’s components are high-performing and in high-demand from both government and private agencies including NASA, and ARISS. Coaxicom is a known resource for superior non-magnetics (researched and tested by Yale University), epoxy captivations, reverse polarity. and specialized SSMB, SSMC and SCMS (slide-on) connectors. All final components made at Coaxicom’s main facility and headquarters in Stuart, Florida, USA.
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