5 May 2007
SUNITA WILLIAMS TALKS WITH
The "Liceo Scientifico Statale Lorenzo Respighi" is an high school for students aged from 14 to 19. At present about 1000 students attend the school and are taught by 90 teachers. The main subjects are foreign languages, maths and sciences.
The school has an amateur radio
authorization with the call sign IZ4JSC for activities relating to education,
instruction and training of the students. The contact was the first one
Fabio Valla (IZ4BPH) and Dario Calza (IK4MED), contact coordinators for this ARISS school contact, set up the radio station in the school. They also did a very good job preparing the students. An audience of about 150 attended the event. Italian ARISS mentor Francesco De Paolis, IKØWGF set up a live streaming on the AMSAT Italia website.
Five newspapers and the TV-stations Telelibertà, Teleducato, Telecolor and RAI covered the event.
Congratulations to the “Liceo Scientifico Statale Lorenzo Respighi” team!
Francesco De Paolis, IKØWGF