[sarex] ARISS Contact Wednesday

John Spasojevich johnag9d at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 07:26:35 PDT 2013

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

*Stratford Academy, Macon, GA, USA* on Wednesday April 3rd. AOS is
anticipated at 12:47 UTC

The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The
contact will be a telebridge between NA1SS and W6SRJ in Santa ROsa,
California, USA. The contact should be audible over the west coast of the
U.S. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz
downlink. The contact is expected to be conducted in English.

Stratford Academy is an independent, non-sectarian, college preparatory
school for students in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. Guided by the
motto, "Freedom for Excellence," Stratford provides a superior education
for students with diverse backgrounds and talents and develops responsible,
ethical, life-long learners.

Audio from this contact will be fed into the:

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

IRLP Node 9010 Discovery Reflector

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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