[sarex] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-04-03 05:00 UTC

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Thu Apr 2 22:53:36 PDT 2009


 
Upcoming  ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-04-03 05:00 UTC 
Quick  list of scheduled contacts and events: 
Miyahara Elementary School, Saitama, Japan via  8J1KW 
Contact was successful: Thu 2009-04-02 09:14:35 UTC 29 deg  (***) 
CAMUS, Viry  Châtillon, France, direct via F8BPA 
Contact was  successful: Thu 2009-04-02 13:35:48 UTC 87 deg  (***) 
Carl Sandburg Elementary -  Lake Washington School District, Kirkland, WA  
telebridge via W6SRJ 
Contact was successful: Thu  2009-04-02 19:35:38 UTC 36 deg (***) 
Congratulations to Koichi Wakata KC5ZTA for  his first ARISS school contact! 
(***) 
Crossband repeater and packet have been active! Don’t forget  to do Doppler 
correction for the crossband  repeater! 
Don’t forget the keyword here is Repeater.  Repeaters have the FM capture  
effect.  Strongest into the machine  wins momentarily.  
Expedition 18 has now set the record for ARISS contacts by an  expedition.  
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 429.  (***) 
Total number of ARISS supported terrestrial contacts is  22. 
QSL  information may be found at:   
http://www.arrl.org/ARISS/arissfaq.html   
http://www.rac.ca/ariss/oindex.htm#QSL's   
ISS  callsigns:  DP0ISS, NA1SS, OR4ISS, RS0ISS   
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The  complete schedule page has been updated as of 2009-04-03 05:00 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.txt 
The  successful school list has been updated as of 2009-04-03 05:00 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.r
tf 
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 
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There  have been rumors in the past indicating that the ISS was having direct 
contacts  on the 40 meter band.  There is no  HF radio equipment on board and 
available yet.  The HF antenna is mounted.  Sometimes WA3NAN will retransmit 
shuttle  audio. 
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Exp. 18 on  orbit: 
Michael Fincke  KE5AIT 
Yury Lonchakov  RA3DT 
Koichi Wakata KC5ZTA   
Exp. 19 on orbit:   
Gennady Padalka  RN3DT 
Michael Barratt  KD5MIJ 
Space Flight Participant on  orbit: 
SFP Charles Simonyi  KE7KDP/HA5SIK 
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73, 
Charlie Sufana AJ9N 
One  of the ARISS operation team mentors 

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