Radio hams at ESRIN with AMSAT Italia

24 September 2010

As part of European Researchers' Night, today at ESRIN, young radio hams have the chance to take part in radio amateur experiments, with AMSAT Italia.

AMSAT Italia is one of the international partners of the Amateur Radio on International Space Station (ARISS) programme, which aims to promote and organise ham radio contacts between school students and the ISS crew.

ESRIN hosts today's meeting of AMSAT Italia, which includes presentations about the most recent AMSAT activities on board the ISS and the achievements of the Envi-Ham, a project for the non-professional use of Envisat's Earth observation data.

All these presentations (in Italian and English) were streamed live on the web and are available below for replay.

10:30 - 10:40
Welcome (*)
Dieter Isakeit, ESA Communication Department

10:40 - 10:50
AMSAT Italia oggi (*)
Prof. Piero Tognolatti, AMSAT Italia Vice-President
Francesco De Paolis, AMSAT Italia

10:50 - 11:20
HAMTV, Proposta di downlink televisivo dal modulo ESA Columbus (*)
Prof. Piero Tognolatti, AMSAT Italia Vice-President
Emanuele D’Andria, AMSAT Italia Coordinator

11:20 - 11:40
ARISS e i collegamenti radioamatoriali tra scuole e la ISS (*)
Francesco De Paolis, ARISS Mentor

11:40 - 12:00
ENVIHAM: The ESA Amateur Earth Observation project (**)
Luigi Accica, Vitrociset DDS Operations

12:00 - 12:20
Receiving Envisat DDS and EUMETCast using 1 antenna, 1 cable and 1 PC (**)
Stefano Badessi, ESA Envi-Ham project Principal Investigator

12:20 - 12:40
"Envi-Ham experiences within the GEO group" (**)
Francis Bell, GEO Ltd Director

12:40 - 12:45
ARISS Puglia Team (*)
Michele Maliardi, AMSAT Italia member

12:45 - 12:50
DATV: ricezione in banda S (*)
Marcelo Teruel, AMSAT Italia member

12:50 - 12:55
Software Defined Radio: Un'opportunità di sperimentazione (*)
Alberto Trentadue, AMSAT Italia member

(*) In Italian
(**) In English

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