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2011-11-28 ARISS Status

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Status Report
November 28, 2011

1. Upcoming School Contacts

No Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts are planned at this time.  The ARISS team expects contacts to resume next week. 

2. ARISS International Face-to-Face Meeting Minutes Posted

The ARISS International Face-to-Face meeting was held in Houston on October 28 - 29.  Minutes have been completed and posted.  See:
http://ariss.rac.ca/ARISS International Annual Meeting 2011-Houston 1119.doc.doc

3. AMSAT News Service Covers ARISS

The following ARISS-related items may be found in the AMSAT (Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation) News Service bulletin (ANS-331), posted on Sunday, November 27:
"Next Proposal Cycle for US Based ARISS School Contacts Opens"
"14 Year-old Co-ordinates ARISS Contact for Her School"
"ISS Expedition 29 Astronaut Hams Land Safely"

Also included were reminders for the certificate available for ARISSat reception and the "Who Will Catch the Last Telemetry From ARISSat-1/KEDR" contest. Both can be found under the heading, "Satellite Shorts From All Over."

To view all stories, see:

4. Amateur Radio Newsline on ARISS

On November 25, the Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1789 posted two stories about ARISS under the heading, "Ham Radio in Space."  The first item is titled "ISS Active Again on UHF Packet" and the second story talks about the Shadow Experiment in "Hams Asked to Help in ISS Plasma Experiment." Both items may be viewed at:  ftp://ftp.arnewsline.org/quincy/News/news.txt

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