Rules and Process
The issuer of the award is the FB Group SDR EVERYWHERE
To apply for the ISS SSTV diploma, please fill out this form and upload at three received images which must be 70% recognizable. Receive call, station name and locator should be integrated in the picture etc (see description SETUP RXSSTV). If the requirements are not met, no diploma will be issued.
Acceptance of diploma applications completed. Not possible anymore!
After a few days you can download your diploma here
Expedition 67 - ARISS Series 20 Women in Space 11 to 13 April 2022.
Submit SSTV pictures only until April 15th, 2022. After that, no more will be accepted
In order to fully comply with the rules, to ease and expedite applications and to minimize workload to the processing committee please, in RX-SSTV check or uncheck the options as in the example given below.
Main recommended settings are:
1. Use UTC time.
2. Save pictures in JPG format, with compression at 85%.
3. Embed Date/Time/Call (TimeStamp) with the following items as in the
Include SSTV mode
Include FSK-ID (call)
Enter your Callsign and locator
Add Comment to Picture with your call and grid locator.
4. Checklist before uploading the images
ISS used to transmit SSTV images in PD-180 until 2016 and afterwards in PD-120. Both have 640 x 496 pixels. Make sure the picture has this format. If not, it's probably not PD-180/120.
Files should be .JPG format.
Time should be in UTC.
Timestamp should be enabled and included
Date and Time
Pictures should have at least 70% readability.
No duplicate images