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ISS voice schedule Dec 25 and 26



ISS Amateur Radio Status: December 21, 2005

Special Event from Moscow and the International Space
Station.

By Miles Mann WF1F,

MAREX-MG News	www.marexmg.org
Manned Amateur Radio Experiment

Special Event from Moscow and the International Space
Station.

December 21, 2005

This weekend there will be special event Amateur Radio
stations operating from Russia and possibly from the
International Space Station. The event is being called
“Space Patrol”.  The International Space Station may
also be participating in this event “Work Load
Permitting”.

Tentative Orbit times for ISS:
25 December 2005: 20:56 UTC
26 December 2005: 19:47 UTC
These passes are  timed for the Moscow area.  For
Western Europe the orbit times maybe 5-15 minutes
earlier.  Please check your own satellite tracking
program for exact times.
The ISS crew has Monday December 26 Off, so it is
possible the crew may be more active than posted.  

If the crew is Active, please be kind to them.  They
are not use to talking to hundreds of Amateur Radio
stations at the same time.  Only talk to the crew
once, Not every pass.  Keep it Short.  At the end of
your Transmission say “Over or your-call-sign”.  Wait
for the ISS crew to say “QRZ” before you begin
transmitting.

Frequency:
Note ISS may be using a different channel for this
special event.  Check all frequencies and make sure
you are operating legally for your country.

Normal channels:
Voice: Europe/Asia  down 145.800, up 145.200 FM
Voice: North America down 145.800, up 144.490 FM
Packet: World wide, down 145.800, up 145.990 FM

Backup channels for this event:
145.990 Simplex FM

http://www.marexmg.org/fileshtml/issvoicetips.html

The Earth Special event stations may have several
cosmonauts operating the station, including:

Sergei Krikalev U5MIR
Aleksandr Kaleri U8MIR
Yuri Usachev RW3FU 

Operating from Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation
Energia as well as from GCTC, the Yuri Gagarin Russian
Cosmonaut Training Centre.

Tentative time for HF operations:

On Christmas day Dec 25th the Korolev club station R3K
and GCTC club station RK3DZB will be operational on HF
at 12:00 UTC.

Frequencies will probably be 7080KHz (TX Russia
7,08/7,09 Rx 7,290) , 14,180KHz or 14290 and 21280KHz
or 21390.

On Monday 26 December 2005, GCTC club station RK3DZB
will possibly be operational same time, same
frequencies.


Location of Hardware on ISS
This link will show you images of some of the amateur
radio hardware already installed on ISS 
http://www.marexmg.org/fileshtml/radiohardware.html

Marexmg Web page
http://www.marexmg.org


73 Miles WF1F MAREX-MG

Until we meet again
DOSVIDANIYA Miles WF1F
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