Contact with International Space Station Dec. 17, 2003
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Photo credit should go to Hank Goldsmith of Monroe School for the following.
WB6RDV on ladder assembling the antenna.
Equipment setup. WB6OBB on left of photo at table, KE6HTS at right. K6DXW
kneeling, securing PTT line with tape.
Gear left to right: Audio recorder, service monitor, wattmeter,
phone-patch/mixer, Yaesu FT-847 and power supply, Az/El controllers,
laptop computer, projector.
Second view of operating position. K6DXW standing, WB6OBB seated, WB6RDV
and KE6HTS standing at right of photo. News-Press photographer at far
Students lined up, left-to-right: Tara Pederson, Aidan McCarter,
Anjuli Das, Nick Carney, Blaire Leighty, Vincent Martinez, Kelsey Rich,
Gabe Knapp, Lauren Leutheuser, Kees t'Sas, Sandee Taylor. Winnie
Hennigan KA6OFZ at right.
Vincent Martinez at microphone asking question of Michael Foale, commander
aboard ISS. Winnie Hennigan KA6OFZ at right. She is holding a pushbutton
to control the transmitter push-to-talk. Microphone feeds both transmitter
and public address system. Students in line, left to right: Anjuli Das,
Nick Carney, Blaire Leighty.
KA6OFZ and students being interviewed by ABC-TV affiliate KEYT. We had to
hustle out of the auditorium as it was booked for a holiday performance shortly
after the contact.
WB6OBB setting up the audio recorder.
MP3 audio recording of contact, 2.2 MB download.
Recorded by Dennis Schwendtner, WB6OBB.
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