[sarex] Re: SAREX Digest, Vol 3, Issue 28
Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]
kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov
Sat Mar 8 14:46:58 PST 2008
A simulated contact is a training session. Crew members speak to students using ARISS hardware in a mockup of the ISS at a training facility on the ground. This activity is one of dozens they simulate as part of their training program before the crew members actually fly on a mission.
Kenneth - N5VHO
From: sarex-bounces at AMSAT.Org on behalf of joe cassano aka jmario
Sent: Sat 3/8/2008 2:30 PM
To: sarex at AMSAT.Org
Subject: [sarex] Re: SAREX Digest, Vol 3, Issue 28
Could someone explain what a simulated contact is?
sarex-request at AMSAT.Org wrote:
> Today's Topics:
> 1. Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2008-03-08 00:00 UTC
> (AJ9N at aol.com)
> Simulated contact #1 for Westbrook with Sandra Magnus KE5FYE
> Thu 2008-03-13 very approx 14:50 UTC
> Simulated contact #2 for Westbrook with Nicole Stott KE5GJN
> Thu 2008-03-13 very approx 15:15 UTC
> The simulated contacts should be on IRLP and Echolink. It is
> suggested that you monitor between 14:45 and 16:15 UTC for the
> actual contacts.
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