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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2008-10-17 05:00 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2008-10-17  05:00 UTC


Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Special operating SSTV event
SSTV system might be on Sun  2008-10-12 18:00 to 21:00 UTC
Downlink should be 145.8 MHz   

The crew has been informed about JOTA, so watch for possible  operation.  
(***)

Students from Austin Independent School  District and Mayor of Austin, TX, 
telebridge via W6SRJ (***)
Contact was  successful 2008-10-15 17:49 UTC 26 deg (***)

Combined group of  Challenger Learning Centers, telebridge via W6SRJ
Howard B. Owens Science  Center’s Challenger Center (Lanham, MD)
Challenger Learning Center of  Columbia (Columbia, SC)
Verizon Challenger Learning Center at MOSI (Tampa,  FL)
Brownsburg Challenger Learning Center (Brownsburg, IN)
Contact was  successful: Thu 2008-10-16 16:39 UTC 73 deg (***)

Budbrooke Primary  School, Warwick, England, direct via GB4OBS
Contact is a go for Fri  2008-10-17 11:06 UTC 78 deg 
Watch live video stream at  http://www.batc.tv  (***)

Combined group of Challenger  Learning Centers, telebridge via W6SRJ
Indianapolis Challenger Learning  Center (Indianapolis, IN)
Challenger Learning Center at Paducah (Paducah,  KY)
Challenger Learning Center—St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Contact is a go  for: Fri 2008-10-17 15:31 UTC 31 deg 

Austin Liberal Arts and  Sciences Academy, Austin, TX, direct via K5LBJ
Contact is a go for: Sun  2008-10-19 13:15 UTC 47 deg 

Pinehurst School, Ashland, Oregon,  telebridge via W6SRJ and WH6PN (***)
Contact is a go for : Mon 2008-10-20  15:06 UTC via WH6PN and then handover 
to 15:14 UTC 54 deg via  W6SRJ

National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, direct via  9M2RPN
Contact is a go for : Tues 2008-10-21 08:30 UTC 30 deg  



Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school  contacts is 364. (***)
Total number of ARISS supported terrestrial contacts  is 10.


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 2008-10-17 05:00 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.  
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.txt

The successful  school list has been updated as of 2008-10-12 03:30 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  17 on orbit:
Sergei Volkov 
Oleg Kononenko RN3DX
Gregory Chamitoff  KD5PKZ


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

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