GB6GLO Special Event & LIVE ARISS Contact with

Astronaut Matthew Dominick KC0TOR on 11th May 2024

If you missed out on this incredible event, Or if you simply want to relive the magic of the day...... You can! - watch it again on our official YouTube Channel just click the play button on the video above.

On 11th of May the Extended Freedom Network & Members of the Special Events team from Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs Club will be operating the Special Event Station GB6GLO from Newton Aycliffe in County Durham, at an Event by Eric Knows - an Organisation Working with autistic, disabled and ND children and adults.
We are looking for as many amateurs as possible to please check in with us via the Extended Freedom Network on the day and have a QSO with those in attendance (were expecting aprox 200 people).
As part of the event we are also having a Live Contact with Astronaut Matthew Dominick KC0TOR on the International Space Station thanks to ARISS.
During the contact - the Audio from the Space Station & Venue will be transmitted across the Extended Freedom Network.
**** Note Normal QSO Traffic will be suspended at this time and the network will be operating in ONE WAY mode you will not be able to TX during the ISS Contact.
We hope you will all tune in enjoy listening to the contact and then calling into the Special Event Station GB6GLO afterwards and give us your feedback.
The LIVE ISS Contact will also be LIVE STREAMED on the Listen Live feature on our website & also via a Youtube LIVE Stream (details to follow)
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