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ARISS Event - DuBose Middle School Contact Monday



The ARISS team is pleased to announce that the next school
contact by International Space Station (ISS) astronauts is
scheduled to take place Monday, 8 March 2004 at approximately
1426 UTC with students at DuBose Middle School, Summerville,
South Carolina.

The school will contact the space station via an amateur radio
telebridge. The telebridge station is W6SRJ in Santa Rosa, CA.
This is the same station used last week, so listeners in the
Western portion of the United States should be able to hear the
space stations responses on the ISS downlink frequency is 145.80 MHz.
The Space Station will be using the call NA1SS to contact the
ground station W6SRJ.

There is the possibility this contact will be webcast.
Further information about the contact will be provided
as it becomes available.


ARISS is an international educational outreach program
with US participation from NASA, AMSAT (The Amateur
Satellite Radio Corp.), and the American Radio Relay
League.  ARISS offers an opportunity for students to
experience the excitement of Amateur Radio by talking
directly with crewmembers
 on-board the International Space
Station. Teachers, parents and communities experience,
first hand, how Amateur Radio and crew members on ISS can
energize youngsters interest in science, technology, and
learning.

Further information on the ARISS programme is available at
the website http://www.rac.ca/ariss


Thank you & 73,
Scott Lindsey-Stevens / N3ASA
ARISS Team Member


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