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2009-12-28 ARISS Status

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Status Report
December 28, 2009

1. Upcoming School Contact Status

There are no Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts planned at this time.  The ARISS team expects scheduling to resume the first week of the New Year. 

2. Canadian Web Site Promotes ARISS

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Canadian delegate has been working to promote the ARISS program. In doing so, a new Web page has been developed by the Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club which provides information on amateur radio and the ARISS program. To view the site, go to: http://www.ovmrc.on.ca and select "ARISS" at the bottom of the left hand side menu.

3. ARRL QST Covers ARISS News

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) published an ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) news item in its January 2010 issue of QST.  The column "This Just In" contains a small item about the Columbus antennas having been delivered to, and installed on, the ISS.  The ARRL monthly journal has a circulation of 150,000.

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