ARISS Contact HV2VO
Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu’, Rome, State of Vatican City, direct via HV2VO Contact is a go for: Wed 2013-07-10 12:36:28 UTC 66 deg
HV2VO temporary callsign for ARISS school contact, VHF/UHF and satellite activity during the mornings of 4 July, 8 July and 9 July 2013 An International Space Station educational contact is scheduled with participants of Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, State of Vatican City. The event is to begin at approximately 12:36 UTC, which is 14:36 CEST. This will be a direct contact operated by HV2VO. The event will be webcast on http://www.livestream.com/amsat_italia. The downlink signal will be audible in Europe. Interested parties are invited to listen on 145.800MHz FM.
ARISS contact with school in France re-scheduled March 9, 2013
The International Space Station school contact with participants at Lycee Polyvalent Anatole France, Lillers, France, first planned for March 4, has been re-scheduled to Saturday March 9, 2013. The event is to begin at approximately 11:42 UTC, which is 12:42 CEST. The contact will be a direct radio contact operated by F4KIS. Interested parties in Europe are invited to listen to dowlink signals on 145.800 MHz FM. The contact will be conducted in English.
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 ARISS Chairman
[PE0SAT Thanks ON4WF and Southgate for the above information]