130113 LCARC, RAC Affiliated Club to Host ARISS contact

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LCARC, RAC Affiliated Club to Host ARISS contact

The Loyalist City Amateur Radio Club of Saint John, NB along with St. Rose Elementary School will host an ARISS contact on Thursday, Jan 17th at 1340 Z.

Greg D'Entremont, VE9GFI and Peter Campbell, VE9PTR lead this project with much support from the teachers and staff of the school, plus members of LCARC in setting up the equipment for the contact. Thanks also to ARISS mentor Wayne Harasimovitch, VE1WPH, for his usual support in preparation on this project.

Students have been selected, have their questions ready for Commander Hadfield and are excited to have this opportunity to talk to the International Space Station via Amateur Radio.

Live streaming video will be available at the following link from approximately 8 AM on Jan 17th: http://live.streamit.ca/?player=66

Stay tuned to LCARC web site: http://www.lcarc.ca/ for any changes or updates.

Len Morgan, VE9MY
RAC Deputy Director - Atlantic Region