[sarex] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-04-09 21:30 UTC

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Thu Apr 9 14:38:48 PDT 2009

Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-04-09  21:30 UTC

Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Ulvila Upper Secondary School, Ulvila, Satakunta,  Finland direct via OH1F
Contact is a go for: Fri 2009-04-17 07:40:18 UTC 14  deg

St. Edward School, Ashland, Ohio, direct via N8IHI  (***)
Contact is a go for: Mon 2009-04-20 16:36:30 UTC 72 deg  (***)

Kawanishi Seiwadai Community Center, Hyogo, Japan  via 8N3KS
Contact was unsuccessful: Thu 2009-04-09 07:34:33 UTC 77  deg
ARISS is analyzing what happened and will  reschedule.

Exp. 18 has returned to earth:   (***)
Michael Fincke KE5AIT
Yury Lonchakov  RA3DT

Space Flight Participant has returned to earth:  (***)
SFP Charles Simonyi KE7KDP/HA5SIK

Congratulations to Mike,  Yury, and Charles for a job well done.  (***)
Mike now has the record  for most ARISS school contacts for both a single 
expedition as well as multiple  stays.

Expedition 18 has the record for ARISS contacts by an  expedition. (***)

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.  

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:   

ISS  callsigns:  DP0ISS, NA1SS, OR4ISS, RS0ISS  


The  complete schedule page has been updated as of 2009-04-09 21:30 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.  

The successful  school list has been updated as of 2009-04-03 05:00  UTC.

Frequency  chart for packet, voice, and crossband repeater modes showing 
Doppler correction  as of 2005-07-29 04:00  UTC

Listing  of ARISS related magazine articles as of 2006-07-10 03:30  UTC:


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.


Exp.  19 on orbit: 
Gennady Padalka RN3DT
Michael Barratt KD5MIJ
Koichi  Wakata  KC5ZTA


Charlie  Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors

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