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John Spasojevich johnag9d at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 15:27:14 PST 2013

Please join us in listening to the ISS contact with participants at the

Uplands Elementary School, Penticton, BC, Canada on Friday February 22nd.
AOS is scheduled to begin at approximately 1936 UTC.

The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The
contact will be a tele-bridge between OR4ISS and IK1SLD in Italy. The
contact is expected to be conducted in English.

The event is being hosted at Uplands Elementary, a school located in
Penticton.  Lisa Edwards, Principal, believes that students can “SOAR with
a view to excellence” in the right environment.  There have been a team of
people in the community whose goal is to make the Ham Radio contact with
you a part of a wider educational experience that will inspire students &
educators to continue to explore STEM & space exploration for years to

Audio from this contact will be fed into the:

EchoLink *AMSAT* (101377) and *JK1ZRW* (277208) servers

IRLP Node 9010

Streaming Audio at: https://sites.google.com/site/arissaudio/

Audio on Echolink & web stream is generally transmitted around 20 minutes
prior to the contact taking place so that you can hear some of the
preparation that occurs. IRLP will begin just prior to the ground station
call to the ISS.

Please note that on Echolink there are automatic breaks of 1.5 seconds in
the audio transmission. These occur every 2.5 minutes during the event.
Breaks on IRLP are manual and occur approximately after every third

** Contact times are approximate. If the ISS executes a reboost or other
manoeuvre, the AOS (Acquisition Of Signal) time may alter by a few minutes


John – AG9D

ARISS Audio Distribution

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