[amsat-bb] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2017-01-01 04:00 UTC

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Sun Jan 1 04:06:12 UTC 2017


Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2017-01-01  04:00 UTC

Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Primary School Georges Wallers, Saint-Amand-les-Eaux (59),  France, Direct 
via F4KJV
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be  FXØISS
The scheduled astronaut is Thomas Pesquet KG5FYG
Contact was  successful: Sat 2016-12-31 11:31:12 UTC 44 deg (***)

Collège  Mathilde Marthe Faucher, Allassac, France, direct via F1IMF 
The ISS callsign  is presently scheduled to be FXØISS
The scheduled astronaut is Thomas Pesquet  KG5FYG
Contact is a go for: Wed 2017-01-04 11:16:26 UTC 30 deg  

Rainbow Middle School, Rainbow City, AL, direct via K4JMC 
The  ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS 
The scheduled astronaut is  Shane Kimbrough KE5HOD
Contact is a go for: Wed 2017-01-04 17:29:40 UTC 80  deg  

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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.

Listen for the ISS on  the downlink of 145.8Ø  MHz.

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All  ARISS contacts are made via the Kenwood 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:  

Satoshi 7M3TJZ with 123 
Gaston ON4WF with 121  
Francesco IKØWGF with  119


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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  Out of date  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 8601 date 
and 
time format  YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

The  complete schedule page has been updated as of 2017-01-01 04:00 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
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.txt

Total  number of ARISS ISS to earth school events is 1103. (***)
Each school counts  as 1 event.
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 1068.  (***)
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, 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 2017-01-01 04:00 UTC.  
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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.  49 on orbit
Shane Kimbrough KE5HOD
Andrei Borisenko 
Sergey  Ryzhikov

Exp. 50 on orbit
Peggy Whitson
Thomas Pesquet  KG5FYG
Oleg  Novitskiy

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





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