[amsat-bb] Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2016-01-20 23:30 UTC

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Thu Jan 21 00:19:19 UTC 2016

Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2016-01-20  23:30 UTC

Quick list of scheduled contacts and  events:

Brihaspati Vidyasadan, Kathmandu, Nepal, telebridge via  VK5ZAI
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS
The scheduled  astronaut is Timothy Peake KG5BVI
Contact was successful: Wed 2016-01-20  08:37:04 UTC 26 deg (***)

PSU. Wittayanusorn School, Kho Hong  District, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, 
direct via E29AJ
The ISS callsign is  presently scheduled to be OR4ISS
The scheduled astronaut is Timothy Peake  KG5BVI (***)
Contact is a go for: Sat 2016-01-30 11:06:23 UTC 63  deg

ARISS  is always glad to receive listener reports for the above contacts.   
ARISS thanks everyone in advance for their assistance.  Feel free to  send 
your reports to aj9n at amsat.org or aj9n at aol.com.   

Several  of you have sent me emails asking about the RAC ARISS website and 
not being  able to get in.  That has now been changed to  

Note that there are links to other ARISS  websites from this  site.

Looking  for something new to do?  How about receiving DATV from the  ISS?  
If interested, then please go to the ARISS-EU website for  complete 
details.  Look for the buttons indicating Ham  Video.                       


If you need some  assistance, ARISS mentor Kerry N6IZW, might be able to 
provide some  insight.  Contact Kerry at  kbanke at sbcglobal.net
ARISS  congratulations the following mentors who have now mentored over 100 

Gaston ON4WF with 121
Francesco IKØWGF with 115  
Satoshi 7M3TJZ with 115 (***)  

The  webpages listed below were all reviewed for accuracy.  Out of date  
webpages were removed and new ones have been added.  If there are  
ARISS websites I need to know about, please let me  know.

Note, all times are approximate.  It is recommended that you  do your own 
orbital prediction or start listening about 10 minutes before  the listed 
All dates and  times listed follow International  Standard ISO 8061 date 
time format  YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

The  complete schedule page has been updated as of 2016-01-20 23:30 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.    

Total number of  ARISS ISS to earth school events is 1019. (***)
Each school counts as 1  event.
Total number of ARISS ISS to earth school contacts is 984.  (***)
Each contact may have multiple schools sharing the same time  slot.
Total number of ARISS supported terrestrial contacts is 46.

A  complete year by year breakdown of the contacts may be found in the  

Please  feel free to contact me if more detailed statistics are  needed.


The  following US states and entities have never had an ARISS contact: 
Arkansas,  Delaware, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, 
Wyoming,  American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas Islands, and the Virgin  


QSL  information may be found at:   


The  successful school list has been updated as of 2016-01-20 23:30 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.

Check  out the Zoho reports of the ARISS  contacts

Exp.  43/44 on orbit
Scott Kelly
Mikhail Kornienko RN3BF

Exp. 45 on  orbit
Sergey Volkov RU3DIS

Exp. 46 on orbit 
Tim Kopra  KE5UDN
Timothy Peake KG5BVI
Yuri Malenchenko  RK3DUP


Charlie   Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team  mentors

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