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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-02-24 06:00 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-02-24  06:00 UTC


Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Oregon City Schools, Fassett Middle School, Oregon, Ohio,  direct via KB9UPS
Contact was successful: Mon 2009-02-23 14:35:35 UTC 29 deg  (***)

Simulation contact with European Space Center and Frank  DeWinne ON1DWN 
Tue 2009-02-24 18:45-19:15 UTC times are approximate  
Should be on IRLP 

Simulation contact with Canadian School and  Bob Thirsk W5/VA3CSA 
Tue 2009-02-24 19:00-19:30 UTC times are approximate  
Should be on IRLP 

Chatham Public School, Taree, NSW,  Australia, telebridge via K6DUE
Contact is a go for: Wed 2009-02-25 07:32:22  UTC 42 deg 

1 Circolo Didattico G.Marconi, Casamassima, Italy,  direct via IZ7EVR
Contact is a go for: Wed 2009-02-25 07:50:12 UTC 56 deg  

Hampton Bays Middle School, Hampton Bays, New York, direct via  W2AMC
Contact is a go for: Wed 2009-02-25 13:57:13 UTC 74 deg  

Simulation contact with Technopolis and Andre Kuipers 
Wed  2009-03-04 14:30 UTC times are approximate 
Should be on IRLP  

Bedford South School, Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada and Chris  Hadfield VA3OOG 
Wed 2009-03-04 14:45-15:15 UTC times are approximate
Should  be on IRLP 

Bedford South School, Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada and  Cady Coleman 
Wed 2009-03-04 15:00-15:30 UTC times are approximate
Should  be on IRLP 

Crossband repeater and packet have been active! Don’t  forget to do Doppler 
correction for the crossband repeater!
Don’t forget the  keyword here is Repeater.  Repeaters have the FM capture 
effect.   Strongest into the machine wins momentarily. 

Expedition 18 has now  set the record for ARISS contacts by an expedition.   
(***)

Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 413.  (***)
Total number of ARISS supported terrestrial contacts is  14.


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 2009-02-24 06:00 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 2009-02-24 06:00 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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Exp.  18 on orbit:
Michael Fincke KE5AIT
Yury Lonchakov RA3DT
Sandra Magnus  KE5FYE

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

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