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  • Thursday, December 15, 2011

    ARISS contact planned with School in Rome

    Monday December 19, 2011 at approximately 08:42 UTC, which is 09:42 CEWT, an ARISS contact is planned for Teodoro Mommsen Middle School, Rome, Italy.

    The Mommsen middle school is located in the district “Appio-Latino”, in the south of Rome and is composed of three complexes located on the edge of the Caffarella Park. The school endorses the aims of Article 3 of the Constitution of the Italian Republic and those suggested by UNESCO for the formation of the citizen. The school is attended by about 800 students aged 11 - 13.

    This will be a telebridge contact operated by Adrian Sinclair LU1CGB, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The conversation will be conducted in English. The venue will be broadcast in streaming video on http://www.livestream.com/AMSAT_Italia/

    Downlink signals from the ISS will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz FM. The contact will also be broadcast on EchoLink AMSAT (node 101 377) and JK1ZRW (node 277 208) Conference servers, as well as on IRLP Discovery Reflector 9010.

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