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ARISS Event *reminder* - Ralph McCall School Friday at 17:59 UTC



The second scheduled International Space Station's Expedition 12 ARISS
school contact this week will be with students at Ralph McCall School,
Airdrie Alberta, Canada on 02 December 2005. The event is scheduled to begin
at approximately 17:59 UTC. 

This contact will be direct between stations NA1SS and VE6JBJ.  It should be
audible to anyone in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, Canada, the
northwest United States and southern portions of Alaska listening in on the
145.80 MHz downlink. The participants are expected to conduct the
conversation in English.
 
Please note, the amateur equipment on the ISS will be turned off prior to
the beginning of the contact.  It will be returned to service as quickly as
possible after that event. Information about the next scheduled ARISS
contact can be found at http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact.
Next planned event(s):
Sanderson High School, Sanderson, TX, USA 08 December, 2005  17:30 UTC

 ARISS is an international educational outreach program partnering the
participating space agencies, NASA, Russian Space Agency, ESA, CNES, JAXA,
and CSA, with the AMSAT and IARU organizations from participating countries.
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 see, first
hand, how Amateur Radio and crewmembers on ISS can energize youngsters'
interest in science, technology, and learning. Further information on the
ARISS program is available on the website http://www.rac.ca/ariss
(graciously hosted by the Radio Amateurs of Canada). 

Thank you & 73,
Kenneth - N5VHO
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