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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2008-03-13 19:30 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2008-03-13  19:30 UTC


Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Simulated contact #1 for Westbrook with Sandra Magnus  KE5FYE 
Successful Thu 2008-03-13 15:05 UTC (***)

Simulated  contact #2 for Westbrook with Nicole Stott KE5GJN 
Successful Thu 2008-03-13  15:30 UTC (***)

The simulated contacts should be on IRLP and  Echolink.  It is
suggested that you monitor between 14:45 and 16:15 UTC  for the 
actual contacts. Simulated contacts are performed during crew  training 
sessions to allow them to practice with the ham equipment before going  on orbit. 


Next missions with astronaut/hams on board.  
STS-123 docked with the ISS (***)


Total number of  ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 338.
Total number of ARISS supported  terrestrial contacts is 6. (***)

QSL information may be found  at:  
http://www.arrl.org/ARISS/arissfaq.html   
http://www.rac.ca/ariss/oindex.htm#QSL's  


ISS  callsigns:  DP0ISS, NA1SS, OR4ISS, RS0ISS  

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The  complete schedule page has been updated as of 2008-03-13 19:30 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.  
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.txt

The successful  school list has been updated as of 2008-03-13 19:30 UTC  (***)
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/Successful_ARISS_schools.rtf


Frequency  chart for packet, voice, and crossband repeater modes showing 
Doppler correction  as of 2005-07-29 04:00  UTC
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/ISS_frequencies_and_Doppler_correction.r
tf

Listing  of ARISS related magazine articles as of 2006-07-10 03:30  UTC:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/ARISS_magazine_articles.rtf

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There  have been rumors in the past indicating 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.

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Expedition  16 on orbit: 
Peggy Whitson
Yuri Malenchenko RK3DUP  
Léopold  Eyharts FX0STD/KE5FNO will be returning with STS-123 (***)
Garrett Reisman  KE5HAE now on orbit (***)


STS-123 docked to the  ISS:  (***)
Dominic Gorie, Gregory Johnson, Richard Linnehan, Robert  Behnken KE5GGX, 
Michael Foreman, Takao  Doi

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73,
Charlie  Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors  




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