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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-03-31 18:00 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-03-31  18:00 UTC


Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Science Dream Association (SDA), Kobe-city, Japan, direct  via 8N3S
Contact was successful: Tue 2009-03-31 09:56:03 UTC 25 deg  (***)

Marcelino Canino Canino Middle School, Dorado, Puerto Rico,  2009-01-27, 
direct via KP4RF
Contact was successful: Tue 2009-03-31 15:36:19  UTC 74 deg (***)

Kalori Catholic School, Wallaro, Australia,  telebridge via WH6PN
Contact is a go for: Wed 2009-04-01 07:25:38 UTC 70  deg

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

Miyahara Elementary School, Saitama, Japan via 8J1KW  (***)
Contact is a go for: Thu 2009-04-02 09:14:35 UTC 29  deg

CAMUS, Viry Châtillon, France, direct via F8BPA
Contact is a  go for: Thu 2009-04-02 13:35:48 UTC 87 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


Congratulations to Mike Fincke KE5AIT!  He now  holds the record for the most 
ARISS school contacts on a single expedition as  well as the most for 
multiple missions.   (***)


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  424. (***)
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 2009-03-31 18:00 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 2009-03-31 18:00 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
Koichi Wakata  KC5ZTA  

Exp. 19 on orbit: 
Gennady Padalka  RN3DT
Michael Barratt KD5MIJ

Space Flight Participant on  orbit:
SFP Charles Simonyi  KE7KDP/HA5SIK

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


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