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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2013-01-18 20:00 UTC



 
Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2013-01-18 20:00  UTC 
Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events: 
Saint Rose Elementary School, Saint John, New Brunswick,  Canada, direct 
via VE9LC 
Contact was successful: Thu  2013-01-17 13:40:24 UTC 60 deg (***) 
The contact video may be found at:  (***) 
http://www.bellaliant.net/communityone/video/?channelId=8fe0b91ef55b4d0bb8ae
8a03426da0a4&channelListId=351dc36595c54d30b91253fe6ae13836&mediaId=bc62fa87
c50a4f6187a99699a50b0697#tab-lifestyle-misc 
The video is under “LifeStyle”, and within LifeStyle, select  “Misc.”    
The title is “Students talk to Space  Station”. 
The webpages listed below were all  reviewed for accuracy.  Out of date  
webpages were removed and new ones have been added.  If there are additional 
ARISS websites I  need to know about, please let me  know. 
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 
The complete schedule page has been updated as of  2013-01-18 20:00 UTC. 
(***) 

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

Total number of ARISS ISS to  earth school events is 788. (***) 
Each school counts as 1  event. 
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth  school contacts is 771. (***) 
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 successful school list has been updated as of  2013-01-18 20:00 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. 33/34 on  orbit 
Oleg  Novitskiy 
Kevin Ford  KF5GPP 
Evgeny  Tarelkin 
Exp. 34/35 on  orbit 
Chris Hadfield KC5RNJ/VA3OOG 
Roman Romanenko 
Tom Marshburn  KE5HOC 
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73,
Charlie Sufana  AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors
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