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ARISS Window to Submit ISS Ham Radio Contact Proposals Closes on November 1


The deadline is looming for schools, educational organizations, and groups willing and able to host an Amateur Radio contact with an International Space Station crew member to submit proposals to Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS). The window for formal and informal proposals closes on November 1.

ARISS anticipates that contacts will be scheduled between July 1 and December 31, 2016. Crew schedules and ISS orbits determine exact contact dates.

ARISS is seeking organizations to sponsor events that will a draw large number of participants and integrate the contact into a well-developed education plan. Organizations must demonstrate flexibility to accommodate changes in contact dates and times.

Full information on hosting an ARISS contact is available on the ARRL website. Visit the ARISS website for more information. Contact ARISS with any questions.





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