[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?

Joe Cassano

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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