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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-04-01 23:45 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-04-01  23:45 UTC


Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Kalori Catholic School, Wallaro, Australia, telebridge via  WH6PN
Contact was successful: Wed 2009-04-01 07:25:38 UTC 70 deg  (***)

Milwee Middle School, Longwood, Florida telebridge via  ON4ISS
Contact was successful: 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 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 426. (***)
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 2009-04-01 23:45 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 2009-04-01 23:45 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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