Tuesday, February 11, 2020

"Bucket List" QSO

(Courtesy K8CX Ham Gallery)
A 96-year-old ham in Canada has realized one of her "bucket list" wishes by making contact with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station from VE3OSC, the ham station at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto.
According to the AMSAT News Service, Jean Moffatt, VE3WAD, has been a volunteer at VE3OSC for over 30 years. The science center staff worked with ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) Canada to arrange the contact with Commander Luca Parmitano on January 22. The contact was covered by local Toronto media.