[jamsat-news:3320] [ans] ANS-292 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - 4U1UN as 4U70UN on satellite this weekend!

Joseph Spier wao @ vfr.net
2015年 10月 20日 (火) 05:30:59 JST

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* 4U1UN as 4U70UN on satellite this weekend!

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-292.01
ANS-292 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 292.01
DATE October 19, 2015
BID: $ANS-292.01


AO-85 OSCAR Number Assigned for Fo4U1UN as 4U70UN on satellite this weekend!

Word has been received, that, in celebration of the UN's 70th anniversary,
4U1UN will be activated as 4U70UN on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October. The
operation by the UN ARC will be from the ground-level garden area within the
UNHQ complex in New York City and will be limited to daylight hours. 
operation is included in the plans, but time and equipment limitations will
exist. Blockage from high rise buildings toward the West is expected. Best
passes will be to the East of FN30as and North/South overhead. Possible
satellites in view may be AO-73, FO-29, AO-85, AO-7, SO-50, XW-2E and XW-2F.
Note that 4U1UN is a separate DXCC entity.
See QRZ.COM for QSL info.”

For more information please see

[ANS thanks Mike, N1JEZ, and AMSAT-NA for the above information]



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This week's ANS Editor,
Joe Spier, K6WAO
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