Re: [ScoutRadio] WB9SA on Satellites Sept 12-14, Space Jamboree need help!
- 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.
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@...
Mark Phillips, G7LTT/NI2O