Archive - Mar 2006
The ARRL QSL bureau that handles the ISS cards reports that Bill now has 49 out of 50 states confimed. The last card needed is WY. The card is in transit but has not arrived at the ARRL as of March 30. Once this card arrives, ARRL can certify that Bill worked all 50 states and will begin the paper work to award an honorary WAS certificate.
In this picture you can see Bill handling an HP Ipaq. The description says: "ISS Expedition 12 Commander Bill McArthur, KC5ACR, at the controls of the Phase 2 ARISS station NA1SS".
Do phase 2 include an Ipaq? If so, what for?
The amateur radios will be powered down about 0200 GMT on April 1 as required for the Soyuz docking.
Kenneth - N5VHO