April 3, 2010
ARISS CONTACT WITH DE GASPERI SCHOOL TO BE WEBCAST
An ARISS school contact is planned with participants at Scuola primaria De Gasperi, Noicattaro, Bari, Italy.
This direct contact is scheduled Tuesday 6 April 2010 at 10:47 UTC, which is 12.47 CEST.
The ground station will operate with call sign IZ7EVR.
Downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800MHz FM.
Moreover, the contact will be webcast on
ARISS is an international educational outreach program partnering the participating space agencies, NASA, Russian Space Agency, ESA, CNES, JAXA, and CSA, with the AMSAT and IARU organizations from participating countries.
ARISS offers an opportunity for students to experience the excitement of Amateur Radio by talking directly with crewmembers onboard the International Space Station. Teachers, parents and communities see, first hand, how Amateur Radio and crewmembers on ISS can energize youngsters' interest in science, technology and learning.
Gaston Bertels - ON4WF