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Re: Anousheh Ansari on Ham Radio



David,

she was also active over Europe and looking for stations in Iran. 

Listen here:  http://www.ticket-to-mars.org/ansari_via_rs0iss.wav

73s Peter



M0ZLB wrote:
> I wonder if there is any reason why Anousheh is only making random contacts
> with US and Canadian hams......?
>
> David
> M0ZLB/KG4ZLB
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of i8cvs
> Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 7:36 PM
> To: AMSAT-BB; peter.guelzow@kourou.de
> Cc: Perry Klein W3PK
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Fw: ARISS weekly report to NASA
>
> Hi Peter DB2OS and All
>
> Just received now additional news from Perry Klein W3PK about the
> ARISS activities.
>
> 73" de
>
> i8CVS Domenico
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Perry Klein" <perryklein@earthlink.net>
> To: <i8cvs@amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 7:52 PM
> Subject: ARISS weekly report to NASA
>
> Dom - Here is today's weekly status report to NASA of ARISS activities in
> the past week.
>
> 73, Perry, W3PK
> ====================================================
>
> ARISS Status
> September 25, 2006
>
>
>
> 1. Swiss School Contact Successful
>
> Thomas Reiter, DF4TR, spoke with students from the Gymnase Intercantonal de
> la Broye at the Musee de l'aviation militaire in Payerne, Switzerland on
> Friday, September 22. Eight students' questions were answered as 50 people
> gathered around the radio.  Another 300 witnessed the contact in the hall
> where the event was transmitted on screen by amateur television (ATV).
> Media coverage included newspapers and television.
>
> 2. George Washington University Contact Successful
>
> Space visitor Anousheh Ansari participated in a contact with her alma mater,
> George Washington University (GWU) in Washington, D.C. on Friday, September
> 22. As Ansari was Japanese participant, Dice-K Enomoto's back up on the
> Soyuz flight, she did not have time to get her U.S. license.  Jeff Williams,
> KD5TVQ, acted as the control operator during the contact. Students from
> several area schools participated in the event: Eastern Middle School,
> Silver Spring, Md. (a NASA Explorer School); School Without Walls Senior
> High School, Washington, D.C.; Stevens Elementary School, Washington, D.C.;
> and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Va.
> Six students were able to have their questions answered. The event was held
> in the GWU Marvin Center amphitheater where approximately 125 people
> gathered. Television stations Fox TV 5, ABC WJLA 7 and news channel 8
> provided coverage of the GWU ARISS contact as did the Washington Post and
> some other local papers. See:
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/22/AR2006092201
> 496.html
>
> Photos of the event may be viewed on:
> http://artemis.crosslink.net/~pk/AMSAT/AMSAT-ARISS-9-22-06/
>
> The contact video may be seen here:
> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1789656846413123353
>
> The university posted a press release of the event.
> http://my.gwu.edu/mod/calendar/default.cfm?event_id=9660&option=view&day=09/
> 22/06
>
> 3. ARISS - Illinois Contact, a Success
>
> Astronaut Jeff Williams, KD5TVQ, had his own contact scheduled for September
> 22 with his crew-pick school, Crete-Monee Intermediate Center in Crete,
> Illinois. Nineteen students asked one question each as the entire student
> body of 800 children looked on.  The Kankakee Amateur Radio Society provided
> streaming audio via W9AZ 146.94 repeater on http://www.w9az.com. Two
> television channels, 7 and 2 covered the event. Crete's local newspaper, The
> Star, posted an online article:
> http://www.starnewspapers.com/star/spnews/cup/24-cup3.htm
>
> 4. Upcoming School Contacts
>
> The ARISS team continues to work on scheduling the Expedition 14 school
> contacts.
>
> 5. ISS Makes General Contacts
>
> Besides making the scheduled ARISS school contact with George Washington
> University, Anousheh Ansari has been making general contacts with stations
> in the USA and Canada using the callsign RS0ISS.  News of her contacts has
> already hit the media. See:
> http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=852560db-b97c-4565-afa
> f-01a1ca1e4fce&k=82481
>
> 6. ARRL Article Covers Hams Onboard ISS
>
> ARRL ran a story on the shuttle astronauts visiting the ISS. The amateur
> radio payload PCSAT2 was picked up during an EVA and returned to Earth.
> "Five Radio Amateurs Now Aboard ISS; Power Upgrade, PCSat2 Retrieval Set"
> may be viewed on: http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2006/09/11/101/?nc=1
>
> 7. ARRL Covers Expedition 14 Launch
>
> ARRL ran an article on the launch of the Expedition 14 crew. The story,
> entitled, "Shift Change: New Two-Ham Crew, First Female Civilian Visitor on
> Way to ISS" may be found at:
> http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2006/09/18/102/?nc=1
>
> 8. ARRL Press Release on Three ARISS Contacts
>
> On Friday, September 22, three ARISS contacts were performed by three
> different people onboard the ISS. "ARISS Plans Triple Header of Ham Radio
> School Contacts" may be viewed on:
> http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2006/09/21/100/?nc=1
>
>
>
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