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Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) 09-14-2010 - 20:20 HRS and 9-17-2010 - 21:45HRS

Two nice contacts with Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) on The International Space Station (ISS) just before dropes off the East Coast over the Atlantic Ocean for a thrill of a life time!!!!!!!!! (KC3MN)

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kc3mn – Sat, 2010 – 09 – 18 01:13

NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working U.S. stations on 23 November 2010 at 1839 UTC

Col. Doug Wheelock works U.S. stations on 23 November 2010 at 1839 UTC. Stations worked include the following: ?EG, KC3MN (twice), K1LOW, ?JFD Mobile, Mobile in Kentucky and KG3N.

Col. Wheelock comments on preparations and expectations for landing. Let's hope he has a safe one.

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AL0I – Wed, 2010 – 11 – 24 16:16

18-03-2012 11.31 utc OR4ISS school contact: IQ6LN Istituto Tecnologico Statale Trasporti e Logistica Leone Acciaiuoli, Ortona, Italy

freq 145.800, ant vertical, radio kenwood tw-4000

I had qrm and also the orbit wasn't good for me because of a mountain that shield me at the end of the passage.

Here I report the mail of Gaston Bertels, ON4WF ARISS Chairman whith the student's questions

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ARISS contact planned with school in Ortona, Italy.

An International Space Station school contact has been planned Sunday 18 March 2012 at approximately 11.31 UTC with students at Istituto Tecnologico Statale Trasporti e Logistica "Leone Acciaiuoli", Ortona, Italy. 11.31 UTC = 12.31 CEWT.

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18-03-2012 11.31 utc OR4ISS school contact: Istituto Tecnologico Statale Trasporti e Logistica Leone Acciaiuoli, Ortona, Italy

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iz1rfd – Sun, 2012 – 03 – 18 08:08

NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working U.S. Stations on 21 September 2010 at 2154 UTC

Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) works U.S. stations on 21 September 2010 at 2154 UTC. Stations worked include the following: K5WBN, KC9MRW, K9MLC, ? in Baton Rouge, LA, KN4F, WA4HT, WA4NVM, NM1A, WN5W and ? in Savannah, GA.

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AL0I – Tue, 2010 – 09 – 21 17:23

NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working U.S. stations on 06 NOV 2010 at 2350 UTC

I apologize for the scratchy audio . . . this was an on-the-fly recording while working NA1SS mobile from my truck using a Yaesu FT-857 and a mag mount antenna driving from Seattle to Portland. Col Wheelock briefly touches on ROBONAUT and the delay of Discovery.

Other recorded callsigns: KA7O • Tate • Casper, WY

73!
David - KF7ETX
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KF7ETX – Sun, 2010 – 11 – 07 11:51

Mexican Stations Contact with Col. Wheelock on September 3, 2010 at 2140 UTC

XE1R, XE1AO and XE1RCS make a nice QSO with Col. Wheelock on September 3, 2010 at 2140 UTC.

Few more stations form U.S.A. were contacted.

This is my third QSO with Col. Wheelock with my personal call, and first of XE1RCS operated by myself (RADIO CLUB SATELITE. A.C. oficial station).

Also too Omar XE1AO in Colima make a nice contact.

73

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XE1R – Sun, 2010 – 09 – 05 21:04

NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working U.S. Stations on 18 September 2010 at 2342 UTC

Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) works U.S. stations on 18 September 2010 at 2342 UTC. Stations worked include the following: ?RKV, ?WOP, WB5ZVF, KF5D?, Alabama, ?DGY, W5KUB, KF5DSI, W4VOK, K? Mobile, AA4KN and ?FJ.

This was a 12 degree elevation pass for me, so quality suffers at the beginning and end of the recording (sorry about that).

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AL0I – Sat, 2010 – 09 – 18 19:23

Capt. Sunita Williams (NA1SS) - Virginia Air & Space Center, Hampton, VA, 1407 UTC on 26 July 2012

Capt. Sunita Williams (NA1SS) speaks with youth at the Virginia Air & Space Center (KE4ZXW) in Hampton, Virginia at 1407 UTC on 26 July 2012. She answers the following questions (and a few extra):

1. Why did other countries help America and Russia build the ISS?
2. What do you do when you are bored in space?
3. Is the food good in space?
4. What happens if you break a bone?
5. What do you do in space?
6. Are there any unknown satellites?
7. What made you want to go into space?
8. Is it scary going into space?
9. What's it like seeing shooting stars every night?

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Sunita Williams (NA1SS) - VA Air & Space Center 26 Jul 2012

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AL0I – Thu, 2012 – 07 – 26 10:17

NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working K2BSA/4 on 31 July 2010 at 1824 UTC

Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) speaks with Boy Scouts at the 2010 National Boy Scout Jamboree at Ft. A.P. Hill, VA. Col. Wheelock answered the following questions in this recording:

1. I am a Boy Scout, do you think our scouting programs could have a positive effect on space exploration? If so, how?
2. What sort of obstacles did you have to tackle to become an astronaut?
3. Are astronauts taught like Boy Scouts to improvise support devices or tools if equipment fails?
4. Looking back at Earth what strikes you the most about the view of planet Earth?

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AL0I – Wed, 2010 – 08 – 18 21:02

NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working U.S. stations on 06 November 2010 at 1912 UTC

Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) works U.S. stations on 06 November 2010 at 1912 UTC. Stations worked include the following: KC9PGH, KB9DWG, KC9L?, ? in Syracuse, NY, N2MGU, KA1AS, ? in Delaware and W3MLK.

This recording appears to answer the riddle concerning simplex usage (N2MGU contact).

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AL0I – Sun, 2010 – 11 – 07 15:26
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