[sarex] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-07-18 05:00 UTC

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Fri Jul 17 21:35:58 PDT 2009

Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2009-07-18  05:00 UTC

We have quite a number of schools that now have a contact  time.  We have 
been waiting for STS-127 to launch so that final contact  times can be 
established.  (***)

Quick list of scheduled  contacts and events:

Campus Saffraanberg Belgian Defence, Sint  Truiden B-3800, Belgium, direct 
via ON4BAF
Contact was successful Fri  2009-07-17 17:09:43 UTC 26 deg (***)

Scout Space Jamboree, Octave  Chanute Air Museum, Rantoul, Illinois, 
telebridge via LU8YY
Contact is a go  for: Sun 2009-07-19 15:51:03 UTC 36 deg
Watch for possible coverage on IRLP  and Echolink (***)

EU Special Event, Eichenlaubschule Weiskirchen,  Weiskirchen, Germany, 
telebridge via ON4ISS
Contact is a go for  Sun  2009-07- 19 17:54:43 UTC 89 deg
Watch for possible coverage on IRLP and  Echolink (***)

Escola E.B.2/3 de S. Romão do Coronado,  Trofa, Portugal, direct via CT1HHP
Contact is a go for  Tue 2009-07-21  17:07:30 UTC 26 deg

Ugo Guidi, Forte dei Marmi, Lucca, Italy direct  via IQ5VR
Contact is a go for  Thu 2009-07-23 19:35:53 UTC 75  deg

Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is  452. (***)
Total number of ARISS supported terrestrial contacts is  26.

QSL information may be found at:    

ISS callsigns:   DP0ISS, NA1SS, OR4ISS, RS0ISS   


The   complete schedule page has been updated as of 2009-07-16 16:30 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.   
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/news/arissnews.rtf (note change of file  

The successful school list has been updated as of 2009-07-12 21:30  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  
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

Exp. 20 on orbit: 
Roman Romanenko
Frank  De Winne ON1DWN
Robert Thirsk VA3CSA

STS-127 docked to the ISS  (***)
Mark Polansky
Doug Hurley
Chrstipher Cassidy
Tom  Marshburn
Dave Wolf
Julie Payette
Timothy Kopra KE5UDN  up


Charlie   Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors  

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