NASA On the Air

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JSCARC will participate in the year long NASA On the Air (NOTA) event.

QSL Information
A commemorative QSL card will be available only by following our QSL Instructions.

Apollo 17 45 Anniversary: a card will be provided to stations following our QSL instructions and who made a QSO with us from December 11th, 2017 – December 17th, 2017! Check out Twitter for a preview of the card.

NASA’s 60th Anniversary: a card will be provided to stations following our QSL instructions and who made a QSO with us from July 23rd – July 29th, 2018! Check out Twitter for a preview of the card. Note: this card will also be our standard issued for the remainder of the NOTA event.

Operating Frequencies
During operation, these will be posted on our Twitter account: @W5RRR_JSCARC.

For other stations, please visit their Twitter account or @NASARadioClubs.

Operating Dates
All participating NASA ARC’s will be active during these key dates:

  • 50th anniversary  of Apollo 8 – launch 21 December 1968, splashdown 27 December, end of event

Completed Dates:

✓Apollo 17 45th anniversary – 11-14 December 2017, beginning of event
✓NASA founded 60th anniversary (act signed by President Eisenhower on 29 July 1958) – 23 July through 29 July
✓ISS First Element Launch 20th anniversary – 20 November 1998
✓ISS Node 1 Launch 20th anniversary – 4 December 1998

Additional JSCARC operating dates:

Please note: all contests JSCARC participates in throughout the NOTA event will count as a NOTA QSO.

  • If additional dates are selected they will be posted here.