ARISS contact for schools in Poland successful


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 Society

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 technical.


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

ARISS Chairman

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audio recording