giovedì 15 dicembre 2016

ISS calling Italy, a school in Marina di Pisa via IK1SLD

An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for astronaut Shane Kimbrough KE5HOD with Scuola Secondaria di Primo Grado “Niccolò Pisano”, Marina di Pisa, Italy. The event is scheduled Thursday December 15, 2016 at approximately 12:31 UTC, which is 13:31 CEWT.
The radio contact will be operated by IK1SLD. The downlink signals will be audible in parts of Europe on 145.800MHz. School information: Scuola Secondaria di Primo Grado “Niccolo Pisano” The Scuola Secondaria di Primo Grado (Middle School) “Niccolo Pisano” in Marina di Pisa (Pisa, Italy) consists of 3 sections (named A, B, C). Each section consists of 3 classes (1st, 2nd, 3rd), corresponding to student ages of 11 to 14. Each class consists of about 20 students. The school is part of the Istituto Comprensivo “Niccolo Pisano”, which also includes another middle school in San Piero a Grado (Pisa, Italy), four primary schools (for ages 6 to 10) and two childhood schools.