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Using a RTL SDR Dongle to receive pictures from the ISS! | Software Defined Radio

24 June, 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Did you know the International Space Station (ISS) periodically sends SSTV (slow scan television) images over the air? You can decode them too using an RTL SDR software defined radio dongle which is around $30-$50. A simple antenna is all that is needed. RTL SDR:



Find out when the Space Station is sending SSTV pictures here: