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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2002-05-16 02:00 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2002-05-16 02:00 UTC

The ARISS (a joint effort of AMSAT, the ARRL, NASA, the ARISS international 
partners including Canada, Russia, the European Partners, and Japan) 
operations team wishes to announce the following very tentative schedule for 
ARISS school contacts.  This schedule is very fluid and may change at the 
last minute.  Remember that amateur radio use on the ISS is considered 
secondary.  Please check the various AMSAT and ARISS webpages for the latest 
announcements.  Changes from the last announcement are noted with (***).  
Also, please check MSNBC.com for possible live retransmissions 
(http://www.msnbc.com/m/lv/default.asp).  Listen for the ISS on the downlink 
of 145.80 MHz.

ISS Expedition 4 hams:
Yuri Onufrienko RK3DUO
Carl Walz KC5TIE
Dan Bursch KD5PNU

ARISS school contacts will be off-limits from 2002-5-26 to 2002-06-23 per 
NASA planners.

Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV 
direct via WK8T
Week of 2002-06-24 or 2002-07-01 TBD

Progymnasium Rosenfeld (Rosenfeld High School), D-72348, Rosenfeld, Germany, 
direct via DG3GBQ
Week of 2002-07-01 TBD

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, Illinois direct via AJ9N
Week of 2002-08-12 TBD or 2002-07-08 (***)

KANSAI HAM FESTIVAL 2002, Hirakata, Japan direct via 8N3ISS
TBD

Whitson Crew Pick, Martensdale - St. Mary's School, Martensdale, IA (***)
Week TBD (***)

Whitson Crew Pick, Silver Hills Middle School, Fairplay, CO (***)
Week TBD (***)

Whitson Crew Pick, Spruce Hill Christian School (K-8), Philadelphia, PA (***)
Week TBD (***)

Whitson Crew Pick, Stanley Clark School, The Helen Kellogg Institute for 
International Studies, Notre Dame, IN (***)
Week TBD (***)

Mikve Israel School, Israel  4XMIS (***)
Week of 2002-08-12 TBD (***)

Jamboree Station, The Netherlands, PA3HGQ (***)
1st choice 2002-08-24 or 2002-08-25 (***)
2nd choice 2002-08-17 or 2002-08-18 (***)

Glen Waverley Secondary College, Melbourne Australia, VK3BPU (***)
Weeks of 2002-07-22 to 2002-08-05 TBD (***)

Euro Space Center space camp
Weeks of 2002-07-22 to 2002-08-12 TBD (***)

Travis Elementary, Greenville, Texas
TBD



The latest ARISS announcement and successful school list in now available on 
the ARISS web site.  Several ways to get there.
http://ariss.gsfc.nasa.gov
click on English (sorry I don't know French)
you are now at http://www.rac.ca/ariss.htm
click on News

Currently the ARISS operations team has a list of over 40 schools that we 
hope will be able to have a contact during 2002.   As the schedule becomes 
more solidified, we will be letting everyone know.  Current plans call for an 
average of one scheduled school contact per week.

73,
Charlie Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors
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