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ARISS Contact Schedule and Successful school list updated 2006-03-18 16:00 UTC

ARISS Contact Schedule and Successful school  list updated 2006-03-18 16:00 

Quick list of scheduled  contacts and events:

1°Circolo Didattico Statale  (G.Settanni), Rutigliano, Italy, Tue 2006-03-21 
13:54 UTC 40 deg   

Sir James Lougheed Elementary School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,  Tue 
2006-03-21 18:17 UTC 53 deg  

Bradley-Bourbonnais  Community High School, Bradley, Illinois, Tue 2006-03-28 
18:01 UTC 41 deg   

Briar Hill Primary School, Briar Hill, Australia, Fri 2006-03-31  08:59 UTC 
15 deg (***)

Full details are at:   http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.txt

Bill  McArthur KC5ACR now holds the record for the most ARISS school 

Expedition 12 now has performed 33 (a record) ARISS school  contacts.  Bill 
has done 32 (a record) and Valery has done 1.  Thanks  guys!

Bill McArthur KC5ACR has been very active on 2m and  70cm.  Congrats to all
who made contact!  Bill continues to shatter  operating records.     
Thanks Bill!     

QSL information may be found at:   


The  schedule page has been updated as of 2006-03-18 16:00 UTC.  Here you 
will  find a listing of all scheduled school contacts and questions, other ISS 
related  websites, IRLP and Echolink websites, and instructions for any contact 
that may  be streamed live.  

The successful  school list has been updated as of 2006-03-17 23:30  UTC

Frequency  chart for packet, voice, and crossband repeater modes showing 
Doppler correction  as of 2005-07-29 04:00  UTC

Listing  of ARISS related magazine articles as of 2006-02-15 17:30  UTC:


There  has been a rumor that the ISS was having direct contacts on the 40 
meter  band.  There is no HF radio equipment on board and available yet.  The  HF 
antenna is mounted.  Sometimes WA3NAN will retransmit shuttle  audio.


Expedition  12 on board now.
William McArthur KC5ACR
Valery Tokarev   

Expedition 13 tentative launch time of 2006-03-30 02:30 UTC  (***)
Pavel Vinogradov RV3BS
Jeff Williams KD5TVQ

Marcos  Pontes PY0AEB up with Expedition 13; return with Expedition  12.


Charlie  Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors  
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