Within the BARTOLOMEO EVA at 27 January 2021, Mike Hopkins successfully inserted around 13.50 UTC a cable extension to the external ARISS antenna cable.
After end of the EVA, ARISS team will perform a check-out that the external ARISS UHF antenna can be operated by the IORS radio system in COLUMBUS.
Re-mating of internal COLUMBUS RF cable and activation of cross-band repeater is planned for 28 JAN 2021.
Final test will be with a scheduled ARISS school contact on same day.
Credits for the information: Oliver DG6BCE. TNX!