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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-03-20 03:00 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-03-20  03:00 UTC 

Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Cotswold School, Christchurch, New Zealand, via telebridge  VK5ZAI
Contact is a go for: Thu 2009-03-26 23:52:23 UTC 37  deg

Istituto Comprensivo Statale “Alessandro Volta”, Mandello Del  Lario, Lecco, 
Italy, direct and telebridge  via I2JRY to IZ2PBM to  I2JRY
Contact is a go for: Fri 2009-03-27 14:03:42 UTC 32  deg

St. Joseph High School, Nepean, ON, Canada, telebridge via  LU1CGB 
Contact is a go for Fri 2009-03-27 13:38:38 UTC 88 deg  

Parkside Community College, Parkside, Cambridge, UK direct via  GB4FUN
Contact is a go for Mon 2009-03-30 17:00:49 UTC 80  deg

The Girl’s Middle School, Mountain View, CA via telebridge  K6DUE
Contact is a go for: Mon 2009-03-30 18:22:06 UTC  86

Marcelino Canino Canino Middle School, Dorado, Puerto Rico,  2009-01-27, 
direct via KP4RF
Contact is a go for Tue 2009-03-31 15:36:19 UTC  74 deg

Milwee Middle School, Longwood, Florida telebridge via  ON4ISS
Contact is a go for Wed 2009-04-01 17:55:42 UTC 33  deg

Carl Sandburg Elementary - Lake Washington School District,  Kirkland, WA 
telebridge via W6SRJ
Contact is a go for Thu 2009-04-02 19:35:38  UTC 36 deg




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  417.
Total number of ARISS supported terrestrial contacts is 22.  


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 2009-03-20 03:00 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 2009-03-04 04:00  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

STS-119 on orbit and on orbit and docked to the ISS:   (***)
Lee Archambault
Dominic Antonelli
Joseph Acaba KE5DAR
Richard  Arnold KE5DAU
John Phillips KE5DRY
Steven Swanson
Koichi Wakata  KC5ZTA  (will be staying on the  ISS)


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



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