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Re: 2010-11-01 ARISS Status



Getting very good live video and audio now at the site noted below Sion.

Thanks for the link.

Dave, AA4KN

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sion Chow Q. C." <9w2qc@9w2qc.net>
To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 10:26 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: 2010-11-01 ARISS Status


> Dear All,
>
> For those interested in viewing the National Planetarium, KL (9M2RPN) 
> ARISS contact, kindly visit the following website:
>
> http://www.angkasa.gov.my/live_webcasting/index.html
>
> Thank you.
>
> 73,
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> 9M2CQC, WQ2C /HL1,
> ex: 9W2QC, AB3IO
>
>
> On Nov 1, 2010, at 9:59 PM, Carol Jackson wrote:
>
>> Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Status Report
>> November 1, 2010
>>
>>
>> 1. Upcoming School Contact
>>
>> S.K. Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been scheduled for an 
>> Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on 
>> Tuesday, November 2 at 18:05 UTC. The contact will be made from the 
>> National Planetarium satellite ground station in conjunction with the 
>> "Prime Minister's - National Space Challenge Trophy 2010" event. The 
>> planetarium teaches space science and has an exclusive section displaying 
>> a mockup of the ISS as well as a rocket engine. Space participant Sheikh 
>> Muszaphar is frequently invited to schools to give talks to the students, 
>> encouraging them to study space science.
>>
>> 2. Successful ARISS Contact with Funakata Elementary
>>
>> On Friday, October 29, an Amateur Radio on the International Space 
>> Station (ARISS) contact was held between students from Funakata 
>> Elementary School in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan and astronaut Shannon Walker, 
>> KD5DXB on the International Space Station (ISS). The youth were able to 
>> get in 16 questions before the ISS went over the horizon. Approximately 
>> seventy students, guests and media were present.
>>
>> 3. Astronaut Training Status
>>
>> Astronauts Joe Acaba, KE5DAR and Aki Hoshide, KE5DNI participated in 
>> simulated ARISS school contacts with students attending Ralph McCall 
>> School in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada on Tuesday, October 26. The training 
>> sessions were terrestrial-based amateur radio contacts using ARISS 
>> equivalent equipment.
>>
>> Acaba, who is slated to fly with Expedition 31, also had an ARISS 
>> refresher course on Wednesday, October 27 for his upcoming mission in 
>> 2012.
>>
>> 4. AMSAT News on ARISS Events
>>
>> AMSAT (Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation) ran three items in its 
>> October 31 ANS (AMSAT News Service) bulletin.  A status on ARISSat is 
>> given in the entry, "ARISSat-1 Passes NASA Safety Review - Ready For Trip 
>> to Russia." The story, "Second Amateur Radio Station to be Activated on 
>> ISS" talks about the Ericssons onboard the ISS which will be installed in 
>> the Columbus module early next year, and the third item, "ARISS Contact 
>> With George Observatory Successful" covers a recent contact held with 
>> Texan Scouts. For all stories, see: 
>> http://amsat.org/pipermail/ans/2010/000457.html
>>
>> "Second Amateur Radio Station to be Activated on ISS" may also be found 
>> on the front page of the AMSAT Web site: 
>> http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/index.php
>>
>> 5. ARRL Article Gives Overview of ARISSat-1
>>
>> The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) posted an article on its Web site 
>> covering ARISSat-1.  The story describes the enhancements made to this 
>> satellite and contrasts its capabilities with those of SuitSat-1. The 
>> story also appeared in the ARRL Letter on October 28.  "ARISSat-1 "Suits 
>> Up" for February 2011 Launch" may be found at: 
>> http://www.arrl.org/news/arissat-1-suits-up-for-february-2011-launch
>>
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