Olin Collegiate ARC Makes ISS Contact

Int'l Space StationZachary, KC1NXK, writes on the Sci-Tech ARS mailing list:

It finally happened! After a failed attempt on Field Day to talk to an astronaut on the ISS, tonight I succeeded.
I often send out an email when the ISS is going to pass over, and we usually get a couple students to watch, but for whatever reason about 25 students came tonight! I gave my usual disclaimer, that it was unlikely we’d even hear an astronaut, but not only did we hear one, we talked to him. My guess is that it was Kjell Lindgren, since he’s been pretty active on the radio up there. Definitely a memorable moment, and a fairly proud one for me. I attached audio from the pass to this email.
73 and happy Friday,
Zachary, KC1NXK (operating KC1LHR, Olin’s club callsign)

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