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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2012-06-17 07:00 UTC



 
Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2012-06-17 07:00  UTC 
Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events: 
Scouts Canada,  Nova Scotia Council, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia,  Canada,  
telebridge via  VK5ZAI 
Contact is a go for: Sat  2012-06-23 17:10:51 UTC 53 deg 
Note, all times are approximate.  It is recommended that you do your own  
orbital prediction or start listening about 10 minutes before the listed 
time.  
All dates and  times listed follow International Standard ISO 8061 date and 
time format  YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS 
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth  school events is 730. 
Each school counts as 1  event. 
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth  school contacts is 713. 
Each contact may have multiple  schools sharing the same time slot. 
Total number of ARISS supported  terrestrial contacts is 44. 
A complete year by year breakdown  of the contacts may be found in the  
file. 
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.rtf 
Please feel free to contact me if  more detailed statistics are needed. 
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US  Hams, don’t forget that there is a new process for US school  
proposals.  For US schools to have  an ARISS contact, they must fill out a proposal, 
submit it to NASA, and see if  they are approved or not.  Once a  school is 
approved and put on the list, an ARISS mentor will be assigned to  assist 
the school.    
NASA will have two open windows a  year for schools to submit a proposal.  
The window for contacts during the second half of 2012 has already  closed.  
Look for the window for  first half 2013 contacts later this year.  You 
must go through NASA to get the proposal material.  Contact Teaching From 
Space, a  NASA Education office, at  JSC-TFS-ARISS@mail.nasa.gov or by  calling 
them at (281) 244-2320. 
The following US states and entities have never had an ARISS  contact: 
Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware,  Kansas, North  Dakota, Rhode Island, South 
Dakota, Vermont,  West Virginia, Wyoming, American Samoa,  Guam, Northern 
Marianas Islands, and the Virgin  Islands. 
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IN LIGHT OF SOME COMMENTS THAT  HAVE APPEARED RECENTLY ON THE VARIOUS  
BULLETIN 
BOARDS; THE COMMENTS BELOW STILL  HOLD TRUE:  
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QSL information may be found at:    
http://www.arrl.org/ARISS/arissfaq.html    
http://www.rac.ca/ariss/oindex.htm#QSL's

ISS callsigns:  DPØISS, NA1SS, OR4ISS, RSØISS 

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The complete  schedule page has been updated as of 2012-06-17 07:00 UTC. 
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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.rtf (note change of  file 
type)

The successful school list has been updated as of  2012-06-13  22:00 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
.rtf

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 
Check out the Zoho reports of the ARISS  contacts 
ARISS  School  Contacts
https://reports.zoho.com/ZDBDataSheetView.cc?DBID=412218000000020415

Successful  ARISS contacts 
https://reports.zoho.com/ZDBDataSheetView.cc?OBJID=412218000000023448 
Additional Zoho links may be  found at 
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.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. 30/31 on  orbit 
Oleg Kononenko RN3DX 
Donald R. Pettit KD5MDT 
André Kuipers PI9ISS 
Exp. 31/32 on  orbit 
Gennady Padalka RN3DT 
Joe Acaba KE5DAR 
Sergey  Revin 
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73,
Charlie Sufana  AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors
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