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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2002-06-20 04:00 UTC

Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2002-06-20 04:00 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.

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

Welcome ISS Expedition 5 crew:  (***)
Peggy Whitson KC5ZTD
Sergei Treschev
Valeri Korzun

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 
Telebridge (***)
TBD (***)

Progymnasium Rosenfeld (Rosenfeld High School), D-72348, Rosenfeld, Germany, 
direct via DN1SZA (***)
1st choice 2002-07-03 10:19 UTC
2nd choice 2002-07-05 10:01 UTC

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, Illinois direct via AJ9N
1st choice Tuesday 2002-07-09 15:38 UTC (***)
2nd choice Friday 2002-07-12 14:23 UTC (***)

KANSAI HAM FESTIVAL 2002, Hirakata, Japan direct via 8N3ISS
Week 2002-07-29 TBD (***)

Kursk's High School No. 55, Russia, 2001 direct via RK3WXZ  (***)
Week of 2002-08-26 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
TBD (***)

Euro Space Center space camp
Weeks of 2002-08-05 TBD

Travis Elementary, Greenville, Texas

The latest ARISS announcement and successful school list in now available on 
the ARISS web site.  Several ways to get there.
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.

Charlie Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors
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