[amsat-bb] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2016-04-21 05:30 UTC

AJ9N at aol.com AJ9N at aol.com
Thu Apr 21 05:33:46 UTC 2016


Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2016-04-21  05:30 UTC

Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

STEM Trajectory Initiative with Albuquerque Public Schools,  Albuquerque 
New Mexico, direct via NM5HD
The ISS callsign is presently  scheduled to be NA1SS 
The scheduled astronaut is Jeff Williams  KD5TVQ
Contact is a go for: Fri 2016-04-22 17:32:37 UTC 83  deg

Saratov, Russia, direct via TBD (***)
The ISS callsign is  presently scheduled to be RSØISS (***)
The scheduled astronaut is Yuri  Malenchenko RK3DUP (***)
Contact is a go for: Sat 2016-04-23 09:06 UTC  (***)

Wellesley House School, Broadstairs, Kent, UK, direct via  GB1WHS
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be GB1SS
The scheduled  astronaut is Timothy Peake KG5BVI
Contact is a go for: Sat 2016-04-23  12:10:50 UTC 62 deg
Watch for HamTV coverage 

St. Petersburg,  Russia, direct via TBD (***)
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be  RSØISS (***)
The scheduled astronaut is TBD (***)
Contact is a go for: Sat  2016-04-23 10:41 UTC (***)

Republic of Chuvashia, direct via TBD  (***)
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be RSØISS (***)
The  scheduled astronaut is Yuri Malenchenko RK3DUP (***)
Contact is a go for Sun  2016-04-23 09:50 UTC (***)

The Derby High School, Bury, UK, direct  via GB1DHS
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be GB1SS
The  scheduled astronaut is Timothy Peake KG5BVI
Contact is a go for: Mon  2016-04-25 12:02:27 UTC 49 deg 

Istituto Comprensivo Statale “Diego  Valeri”, Campolongo Maggiore, Italy, 
direct via IZ3YRA
The ISS callsign is  presently scheduled to be OR4ISS
The scheduled astronaut is Tim Kopra  KE5UDN
Contact is a go for: Fri 2016-04-29 08:34:08 UTC 64 deg  (***)

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The  next window to submit a proposal for an upcoming contact is now 
closed.   The window was open from 2016-02-15 to 2016-04-15 and would be for 
contacts  between 2017-01-01 and 2017-06-30.  

Check out the ARISS  website http://www.ariss.org/ or the ARRL website  
http://www.arrl.org/hosting-an-ariss-contact for full details of future 
proposal  windows.  

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The  next window to submit a proposal for an upcoming contact is now open.  
The  window is open from 2016-02-15 to 2016-04-15 and would be for contacts 
between  2017-01-01 and 2017-06-30.  

Check out the ARISS website  http://www.ariss.org/ or the ARRL website  
http://www.arrl.org/hosting-an-ariss-contact for full  details.

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ARISS  is always glad to receive listener reports for the above contacts.  
ARISS  thanks everyone in advance for their assistance.  Feel free to send 
your  reports to aj9n at amsat.org or  aj9n at aol.com.
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All  ARISS contacts are made via the Ericsson radio unless otherwise  noted.

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Several  of you have sent me emails asking about the RAC ARISS website and 
not being  able to get in.  That has now been changed to  
http://www.ariss.org/

Note that there are links to other ARISS  websites from this  site.

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Looking  for something new to do?  How about receiving DATV from the  ISS?  
 
If interested, then please go to the ARISS-EU website for  complete 
details.  Look for the buttons indicating Ham  Video.                       
      

http://www.ariss-eu.org/    

If you need some  assistance, ARISS mentor Kerry N6IZW, might be able to 
provide some  insight.  Contact Kerry at  kbanke at sbcglobal.net
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ARISS  congratulations the following mentors who have now mentored over 100 
 
schools:  

Gaston ON4WF with 121
Satoshi 7M3TJZ with  117
Francesco IKØWGF with  116

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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 2016-04-21 05:30 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 1045. 
Each school counts as 1  event.
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 1010. 
Each  contact may have multiple schools sharing the same time slot.
Total number of  ARISS supported terrestrial contacts is 47. 

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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The  following US states and entities have never had an ARISS contact:
Arkansas,  Delaware, Rhode Island, South Dakota, 
Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam,  Northern Marianas Islands, and the Virgin  
Islands.

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QSL  information may be found at:   
http://www.ariss.org/qsl-cards.html  

ISS callsigns:  DPØISS, IRØISS, NA1SS, OR4ISS,  RSØISS

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The  successful school list has been updated as of 2016-04-18 19:00 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

https://reports.zoho.com/ZDBDataSheetView.cc?DBID=412218000000020415
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Exp.  46 on orbit 
Tim Kopra KE5UDN
Timothy Peake KG5BVI
Yuri Malenchenko  RK3DUP

Exp. 47 on orbit 
Jeff Williams KD5TVQ
Oleg Skripochka  RN3FU 
Aleksey  Ovchinin

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73,
Charlie   Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors



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