Archive - Jan 26, 2009 - Story

CERAM EAI RUE Albert Einstein Sophia Antipolis, France, Thur (Jan 29) at 14:59 UTC


An International Space Station Expedition 18 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants at the CERAM EAI RUE Albert Einstein Sophia Antipolis, France on 29 January. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 1459 UTC.

The contact will be a telebridge between stations NA1SS and VK4KHZ. The contact should be audible over most of eastern Australia. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. Audio from the contact should also be available via the AMSAT conference on EchoLink and via the 9010 Discovery reflector on IRLP. The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English.

N5VHO – Mon, 2009 – 01 – 26 13:13

ARISS Status January 26, 2009


Topics in this report
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. Children's Hospital Contact Successful
3. Astronaut Training Status
4. General Voice Contacts
5. ARRL QST Covers ARISS News

1. Upcoming School Contacts
An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact has been scheduled for Castor Valley Elementary School in Greely, Ontario, Canada on Tuesday, January 27 at 19:33 UTC. A space club at the school has been formed for grades 1-8. Students from this group will ask questions of the astronaut. Students have learned about the ISS via the internet and videos and through guest speakers. They have been taught the correct radio protocol and have tracked and plotted the course of the ISS. All classes have taken part in space projects and activities. Media, members of the community, the school board and other dignitaries have been invited to attend.

N5VHO – Mon, 2009 – 01 – 26 12:23

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