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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2012-06-22 17:30 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2012-06-22  17:30 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
Watch for live webcast at:  http://halifaxpubliclibraries.ca

International Student Forum Slavic  Commonwealth 2012, Sochi (Dagomys), 
Russia, direct via RW3W/6 (***)
Contact  is a go for Sat 2012-06-23 18:10 UTC (***)

Ruzaevsky Polytechnic  College, Mordovia, Russia, direct via UB4UAD (***)
Contact is a go for Sun  2012-06-24 14:05 UTC (***)

2012 STEM Summit, Dallas, TX, telebridge  via K6DUE
Contact is a go for: Thu 2012-06-28 18:11:28 UTC 36  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 2012-06-22 17:30 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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