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[jamsat-news:1043] * SpaceNews 08-Mar-99 *
SB NEWS @ AMSAT $SPC0308
* SpaceNews 08-Mar-99 *
MONDAY MARCH 8, 1999
SpaceNews originates at KD2BD in Wall Township, New Jersey, USA. It
is published every week and is made available for non-commercial use.
* FUJI-OSCAR-29 NEWS *
The FO-29 command of the JARL decided to operate FO-29's Digitalker
between 1999-Mar-01 and 1999-Mar-05. What follows is the remainder
of FO-29's current operating schedule:
Fri 1999-Mar-05 -to- Mon 1999-Mar-08 Mode JA
Mon 1999-Mar-08 -to- Thu 1999-Mar-18 Mode JD @ 1200 baud
Fri 1999-Mar-19 -to- Tue 1999-Mar-23 Digitalker 435.910 MHz FM
Tue 1999-Mar-23 -to- Tue 1999-Mar-30 Mode JA
[Info via Kazu Sakamoto, JJ1WTK]
* AMSAT-NA ANNUAL MEETING CALL FOR PAPERS *
The 17th AMSAT-NA Annual Meeting and Space Symposium will be held October
8-11, 1999 at the Hanalei Hotel in San Diego, California, USA. This is the
first call to authors who wish to present papers at the Symposium and that
will be printed in the proceedings. The Subject matter of the papers should
be topics of interest to the amateur radio satellite service. Key dates in
calling for and submitting papers are:
One page abstracts are due no later than May 1, 1999.
Authors will be advised by e-mail or postal mail shortly after June 1, 1999
regarding whether their paper has been accepted.
Camera ready copy of accepted papers is due no later than August 1, 1999.
Papers will only be superficially edited and will be printed generally as
submitted. Authors are requested to provide an electronic copy of their
presentations preferably in any version of Word or WordPerfect in the event
corrections are required at the last minute.
Please send abstracts to Duane Naugle, KO6BT via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or via postal service at:
Duane Naugle, KO6BT
4111 Nemaha Dr.
San Diego, CA, USA 92117-4522
Receipt of submissions will be confirmed.
Proceedings of the Symposium will be printed by the ARRL and made available
at and after the meeting. Also, if you do not wish to present a paper, but
have a topic of interest, please submit the topic and perhaps arrangements
can be made for a presentation.
Information regarding San Diego area attractions and details on arrangements
for the 17th Space Symposium and AMSAT-NA Annual Meeting may soon be found
on the web at:
For additional information on this press release contact: Duane Naugle,
KO6BT via email at email@example.com
[Info via Duane Naugle, KO6BT]
* NEW SATELLITE PROPOSAL *
The Colorado Space Grant Consortium is proposing the launch and operation of
a small satellite called Citizen Explorer for use in educational activities.
They are informing the community of the plans for the satellite and soliciting
comments. They have begun the frequency coordination process through AMSAT
and are posting this for wider community response.
The Consortium's proposed frequencies are...
Uplink : 145.860 MHz
Downlink : 436.750 MHz
The Consortium's web site is:
[Info via Stephen Horan, Ph.D, AC5RI]
* SUNSAT NEWS *
The SUNSAT satellite continues to perform well in space. Engineering
tests are currently taking place on the satellite. SUNSAT is not
expected to be available for general use until at least the end of
March when these tests are complete.
Daily updates on SUNSAT are available at the following URL:
* NO NEWS LAST WEEK *
Sorry, but due to time constraints, no SpaceNews was issued for 1999-Mar-01.
* THANKS *
Thanks to those who recently sent messages of appreciation for SpaceNews,
* FEEDBACK/INPUT WELCOMED *
Comments and input for SpaceNews should be directed to the editor
(John, KD2BD) via any of the paths listed below:
WWW : http://www.njin.net/~magliaco/
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SATELLITE : AMSAT-OSCAR-16, KITSAT-OSCAR-25
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