[amsat-bb] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2017-10-19 06:00 UTC

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Thu Oct 19 06:24:43 UTC 2017


Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2017-10-19  06:00 UTC

Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Tallaght Community School, Dublin, Ireland, direct via  EI2SDR and 
Gymnasium Räddningsgymnasiet Sando, Sandöverken, Sweden, telebridge  via EI2SDR
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS 
The  scheduled astronaut is Mark Vande Hei KG5GNP
Contact is a go for: Thu  2017-10-19 12:49:33 UTC 58 deg
Watch for live stream from Tallaght Community  School: 
https://www.youtube.com/user/TogDublin/live
Watch for live stream  from Gymnasium Räddningsgymnasiet Sando:  
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdW96C_lHQx81qCSbW-Jzbw
And  https://go.twitch.tv/ntigsundsvall (***)

Istituto Scolastico  Comprensivo “Nardi”, Porto San Giorgio, Italy and 
I.C. Michelangelo Buonarroti,  Marina di Carrara, Italy
direct via I6KZR and IQ5VR
The ISS callsign is  presently scheduled to be IRØISS 
The scheduled astronaut is Paolo Nespoli  IZØJPA
Contact is a go for: Sat 2017-10-21 09:31:20 UTC 41 deg
Watch for  HamTV 

“A.Gramsci-N.Pende”, Noicattaro, Italy and Istituto  Comprensivo “Tauro – 
Viterbo”, Castellana Grotte (Ba), Italy direct via IZ7RTN  
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be IRØISS
The scheduled  astronaut is Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA
Contact is a go for: Sat 2017-10-21  14:23:14 UTC 86 deg
Watch for HamTV

Chiddix Junior High School,  Normal, IL, direct via W9AM
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be  NA1SS
The scheduled astronaut is Joe Acaba KE5DAR (***)
Contact is a go  for: Mon 2017-10-23 15:31:15 UTC 27 deg (***)

Beaconsfield State  School, Mackay, Queensland, Australia, telebridge via 
IK1SLD (***)
The ISS  callsign is presently scheduled to be IRØISS (***) 
The scheduled astronaut  is Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA (***)
Contact is a go for: Thu 2017-10-26 08:23:02  UTC 40 deg (***)

Glanmire Community College, Cork, Ireland, direct  via EI5CRC and Colegiul 
National Calistrat Hogas Piatra Neamt, Piatra Neamt,  Romania, telebridge 
via EI5CRC
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be  OR4ISS
The scheduled astronaut is Joe Acaba KE5DAR (***)
Contact is a go  for: Thu 2017-10-26 09:55:45 UTC 68 deg (***)

Istituto Tecnico  Tecnologico “Enzo Ferrari”, Borgo A Mozzano, Italy and 
Liceo Statale “G. D.  Cassini”, Sanremo, Italy direct via IQ5LU and IQ1SM 
The ISS callsign is  presently scheduled to be IRØISS 
The scheduled astronaut is Paolo Nespoli  IZØJPA 
Contact is a go for: Sat 2017-10-28 08:13:31 UTC 24 deg  (***)
Watch for Ham TV  (***)

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International  Space Station Astronauts are Calling CQ Students –
ARISS-US program education  proposal deadline is November 15, 2017


September 18, 2017: The  Amateur Radio on the International Space
Station (ARISS) program is seeking  proposals from U.S. schools,
museums, science centers and community youth  organizations to host
radio contacts with an orbiting crew member aboard the  International
Space Station (ISS) between July 1 and December 31,  2018.

Each year, ARISS provides tens of thousands of students with  oppor-
tunities to learn about space technologies and space  communications
through the exploration of Amateur Radio. The program  provides
learning opportunities by connecting students to astronauts  aboard
the International Space Station (ISS) through a partnership  between
NASA, the American Radio Relay League, the Radio Amateur  Satellite
Corporation and other Amateur Radio organizations and  worldwide
space agencies. The program’s goal is to inspire students  worldwide,
to pursue interests and careers in science, technology,  engineering
and mathematics (STEM) through Amateur Radio.

Educators  overwhelmingly report that student participation in the
ARISS program  inspires an interest in STEM subjects and in STEM
careers. Ninety-two percent  of educators who have participated in
the program have indicated that ARISS  provided ideas for encourag-
ing student exploration, discussion, and  participation, and 78
percent said that ARISS was effective in stimulating  student
interest in STEM.

ARISS is looking for organizations that will  draw large numbers
of participants and integrate the contact into a  well-developed
education plan. Students can learn about satellite  communications,
wireless technology, science research conducted on the  space
station, what it is like to work in space, radio science, and  any
related STEM subject. Students learn to use Amateur Radio to  talk
directly to an astronaut and ask their STEM-related questions.
ARISS  will help educational organizations locate Amateur Radio
groups who can  assist with equipment for this once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity for  students.

The proposal deadline for 2018 contacts is November 15,  2017.

The ARISS website has additional details on expectations,  proposal
guidelines, and the proposal form.  See:
http://www.ariss.org/hosting-an-ariss-contact-in-the-us.html


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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 124 
Gaston ON4WF with  123
Francesco IKØWGF with 119
Sergey RV3DR with 100  

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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 2017-10-19 06:00 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 1165.
Each school counts as 1  event.
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 1124. 
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 2017-10-14 02:00 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.  52 on orbit
Randy Bresnik
Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA
Sergey  Ryazanskiy

Exp. 53 on orbit
Mark Vande Hei KG5GNP
Alexander  Misurkin
Joe Acaba  KE5DAR

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










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