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**REMINDER** ARISS Event - Bradley-Bourbonnais, Illinois, Tuesday (Mar 28) at 18:01 UTC

An International Space Station Expedition 12 ARISS school contact has
been planned with students at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School,
Bradley, Illinois USA on Tuesday, 28 March 2006. The event is scheduled
to begin at approximately 18:01UTC.

The contact will be direct between stations NA1SS and K9BIG. The contact
should be audible to anyone in portions of the central and Northeastern
United States. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80
MHz downlink.    

Additionally, audio and video are planned to be streaming at:
Live streaming video:    http://www.bbchs.k12.il.us/ISS/index.htm
Live streaming audio http://w9az-repeater.daca.net:8000/listen.pls

Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School serves the three adjacent
communities of Bradley (Bradley Elementary)
<http://www.besd61.k12.il.us> , Bourbonnais (Bourbonnais Elementary
<http://www.besd53.k12.il.us> and Maternity BVM) <http://www.mbvm.org> ,
and St. George <http://www.stgeorge.k12.il.us>  in the state of
Illinois.  Located in north-central Illinois, our communities are
approximately 60 miles south of Chicago.  The school has approximately
1,975 students.  

Please note, the amateur equipment on the ISS will be turned off prior
to the contact It will be returned to regular amateur radio operations
as soon as possible afterwards. Information about the next scheduled
ARISS contact can be found at
<http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact> .

Next planned event(s): 
Briar Hill Primary School, Briar Hill, Australia, Fri  2006-03-31 08:59

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

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 <http://www.rac.ca/ariss>  (graciously hosted by
the Radio Amateurs of Canada). 

Thank you & 73, 
Kenneth - N5VHO 
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