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    11/21/2011 | Hams Invited to Participate in a Research Project on the ISS

    The Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH) in Russia is conducting a series of space plasma experiments in order to evaluate the shape of previously observed “dead” zone, or shadowing due to the firing of an onboard arcjet plasma sourc
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    11/17/2011 | Space Station Active on 70 cm Packet

    The International Space Station is now active on UHF packet radio.
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    11/17/2011 | Apply Now to Host a Real-Time Conversation with Crewmembers Onboard the ISS

    NASA is now accepting proposals from US schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact between July 15, 2012 and January 15, 2013. To maximize these radio con
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    11/15/2011 | New Space Station Crew Members Launch from Kazakhstan

    Three new crew members -- Dan Burbank, KC5ZSX, Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin -- are on their way to the International Space Station. The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft carrying the new trio launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 0414 UTC
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  • Mineo Wakita, JE9PEL, predicts that ARISSat-1 will de-orbit in early April

    11/15/2011 | ARISSat-1 May De-Orbit in April

    The ARISSat-1 satellite may re-enter Earth's atmophere in early April.
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    10/12/2011 | ARISSat-1 Team Announces Morse Code Contest

    ARISSat-1 -- the latest Amateur Radio satellite -- began its education-based mission after deployment from the International Space Station in August 2011. The ARISSat-1 mission is to provide a variety of information through its many broadcast modes promot
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    10/11/2011 | ISS to Be On the Air for JOTA

    If you are planning on participating in this weekend’s Jamboree On the Air (JOTA), take note: Astronaut Mike Fossum, KF5AQG, is planning to participate in JOTA from the International Space Station, using the call sign NA1SS. According to the AMSAT website
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    09/27/2011 | Take the ARISSat-1 Survey

    AMSAT is inviting radio amateurs to complete a 19-question survey regarding ARISSat-1. “Please take a few minutes to answer the questions,” said Steven Bible, N7HPR. “The survey results will be posted to the official ARISSat-1 website.” ARISSat-1 was depl
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