ARISS CONTACT PLANNED WITH SCHOOL IN
An ARISS School Contact is planned with a school in Korolev
Yuri Malenchenko, RK3DUP will answer questions from students over amateur radio. The conversation will be in Russian.
The city Korolev (up to July, 1996 -
In 1961, a modified version of the R7 successfully launched Vostok, the first manned space vehicle. On board was cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin who became the first man in Space.
The ARISS School Contact is scheduled Thursday 27 December 2007 at 10:04 UTC, which is 11:04 CET and 13:04 Moscow time.
This will be a telebridge and ARISS ground
station ON4ISS will operate the contact. Interested parties are invited to
listen to the downlink signals on 145.800MHz FM. The signals will be readable all
The audio for this event will also be fed into the EchoLink *AMSAT* (101 377) and *JK1ZRW* (277 208) Conference Room servers as well as into the IRLP Discovery Reflector 9010.
As soon as audio is suitable for transmission over amateur radio, we start feeding audio of set up activities from about 25 minutes prior to the start of the actual contact into EchoLink for listeners who enjoy listening in on these proceedings.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR !
Gaston Bertels – ON4WF