4 sept ISS contact to school in Mogantown WV -USA !

4 September an ISS school contact has been planned with participants at West Virginia University, Lane Dept.of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, Morgantown, WV .

The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 15:50 UTC.
The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds.

The contact will be direct between NA1SS and W8CUL.

The contact should be audible over the state of West Virginia, USA and adjacent areas.
Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink.
The contact is expected to be conducted in English.

The Amateur Radio Club at WVU has existed since 1912, making it one of the oldest student organization at WVU. They provide students a testbed to conduct various experiments such as satellite and digital communications, radio astronomy and drone development. They are housed within the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, which provides educational programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and biometric systems. WVU is a land grant university and is the largest educational institution in the state.

Located in Morgantown, WV, with branch campuses spread throughout the state, WVU is extremely involved in all state affairs. As of 2015, slightly under 30,000 students were enrolled in graduate and undergraduate programs, a population comprised nearly equally (49%/51%) of in-state and out-of-state students, respectively. Present at our contact will be students from elementary and middle schools from throughout the surrounding area.

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