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Re: [ScoutRadio] WB9SA on Satellites Sept 12-14, Space Jamboree need help!

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  • Mark Phillips
    Hi Brian, What a project!! Please publish your anticipated schedule nearer the time both here and on the AMSAT list. I have Satellite facilities here and so
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 26, 2008
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      Hi Brian,

      What a project!!

      Please publish your anticipated schedule nearer the time both here and
      on the AMSAT list. I have Satellite facilities here and so will listen
      out for you.

      Mark



      On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 04:25 +0000, briankaywalker wrote:
      > Crew 272's WB9SA is getting ready to launch (the first that I know of)
      > a Satellite Ham Station. We just ordered $900 in coax, the antenna's
      > (M2 2m and 440 circular polarization switchable), amps, tilt over
      > tower, rotor and controller, and software (SatPC32 and Nova), computers
      > and radios are all coming together for the first time Friday - Sunday
      > Sept 12-14th.
      >
      > This is the Illini / Space Jamboree at the Chanute Air Museum in
      > Rantoul IL. Hoping for 3,000 Scouts and a ton of Ham Radio exhibits
      > (we are recruiting help! Bring your HT and/or Station down and help
      > put these Scouts on the air! visit www.troop272.com for more info -
      > Jambo volunteer link on top right). Hoping also to put 250 Scouts
      > through the Radio and Electronics Merit Badges...
      >
      > If you are a Sat Comm fan, look for WB9SA and give us your best wishes
      > on the air!
      >
      > For more info, contact K9BKW at briankaywalker@...

      >
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      Mark Phillips, G7LTT/NI2O
      Randolph, NJ
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