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Audio from ARISS Contact with Inuit School in Northern Quebec to be Audible over West Coast:


Audio from an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) between the ISS crew and participants at Kiluutaq School in Umiujaq, Nunavik, Quebec, Canada, will be audible over the air on the US West Coast. The November 17 contact will begin at approximately 1645 UTC and is expected to last about 9 minutes 30 seconds. Interested parties in the US are invited to listen on the 145.800 MHz FM downlink frequency. The contact will be a telebridge event between NA1SS on the ISS and W6SRJ in California, with audio relayed via terrestrial communication systems to Nunavik.

The contact is expected to be conducted in English. The village of Umiujaq has about 460 inhabitants who speak 3 languages — Inuttitut, English, and French.

Audio from this contact also will be fed into the EchoLink *AMSAT* (101377) node, and IRLP Node 9010 Discovery Reflector, and streaming audio will be available online. Streaming and EchoLlink feeds typically start around 20 minutes prior to the contact. IRLP will begin just prior to the ground station call to the ISS. The contact time is approximate. 



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