ARISS contact for schools in Poland
Thursday, 17 March 2011 at 09.21
UTC, i.e. 10.21 CEWT, an ARISS educational amateur radio contact was peformed
with several institutions in Poland:
1. The Scout Amateur Radio Club SP5ZBA
Founded in 1968, on
the air since 1970. Primary Club activities are
HF digital and field operations.
2. Pawel Wlodkowic University College in Plock
Almost 20 years of tradition. It is one
of the oldest non-state universities in Poland.
The university offers eight specializations: Administration; Computer Science;
Pedagogic; Nursery; Political Science; Physical Education, Management and
National Safety. Levels: BA and MA. A lot of courses at postgraduate level have
been offered as well. Over 10000 students study at Pawel Wlodkowic University College every
year at the main campus in Plock and two branches in Ilawa and Wyszkow.
3. Plock Scientific
It was founded in 1820 and one of the
oldest scientific societies in Poland.
It is a regional and open type institution. There are also local departments in
Sierpc, Wyszogrod and Leczyca. Directions: philological; historical; land
engineering; communication and town planning; mathematics and computer science,
nature environment protection; pedagogical; sociological; management and
4. 2nd Private Primary School
ZOK “PROFESOR” in Plock
It is located in Pavel Wlodkowic University College in Plock campus. It is
famous for its very high educational quality and partnership relations between
teachers and pupils. It has highest qualified pedagogical staff and a great
offer of supplementary classes.
5. Primary School in Liszyno:
It is a little and safe school, without
big city problems, located nearby Plock, in a forest ecosystem. No crowd, no traffic jams, high educational
level, small classes.
6. Vocational Schools Complex No 2 in Plock
It offers courses for specialists like
electricians; computer technicians; electronics technician; and mechanicians on
a vocational and a high school educational level. It also works as a
complementary high school for adults.
The contact was operated by amateur
radio station SP5ZBA/5.
Photos and an audio recording of this
event are appended hereto.
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF