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ARISS Contact Schedule and Successful school list updated 2006-04-01 00:30 UTC

ARISS Contact Schedule and Successful school  list updated 2006-04-01 00:30 

Quick list of scheduled  contacts and events:

Briar Hill Primary School, Briar  Hill, Australia, Fri 2006-03-31 08:59 UTC 
15 deg  Contact will be streamed  live.  Successful (***)

Robert McQueen High School, Reno,  Nevada, Tue  2006-04-04 17:35 UTC 43 deg

Escola Americana do  Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wed 2006-04-05 
16:48 UTC Deg  49

Escola Camilo Castelo Branco, Portugal, Thu 2006-04-06 10:45 UTC  Deg 25

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 36 ARISS school contacts.   Bill has done 35 
and Valery has done 1.  Thanks guys!   (***)

Total number of ARISS school contacts is 235.   (***)

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 2006-04-01 00:30 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 2006-04-01 00:30  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 on orbit  (***)
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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