[sarex] ARISS Contact Friday

John Spasojevich johnag9d at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 05:27:17 PDT 2013

Please join us in listening to the ISS contact with participants at
the *Innalik
School, Inukjuak, Nunavik, Quebec, Canada* on Friday April 12th. AOS is
anticipated at 17:30 UTC

The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The
contact will be a telebridge between OR4ISS and IK1SLD in Italy. The
contact is expected to be conducted in English, French and Inuktitut.

Inukjuak is a remote, fly-in Inuit community located on the Hudson Bay in
Northern Quebec. Its population is approximately 1 600. The Inuit of
Inukjuak still partake in many cultural practices, for example;
constructing sleds or harpoons, sewing traditional garments, training
dogsled teams, hunting, fishing and berry picking. However, they also have
a window into the modern world and are current on fashion trends, popular
music, and breakout phenomena like “Gangnam Style”. The primary language in
the school and in the village is Inuktitut; English and French are
secondary languages.

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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