[amsat-bb] Re: Wanted: VIDEO astronaut McArthur at AMSAT Symposium!!

w7lrd@comcast.net w7lrd at comcast.net
Sun Oct 1 10:18:43 PDT 2006

Could AMSAT sell a cdrom of the festivities for a nominal fee?  We can always use another fund raising method.  I would be pleased to purchase one.
73 Bob W7LRD

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From: "Cor" <skyman at hetnet.nl> 

> Hello All, 
> Astronaut McArthur is invited for the Amsat symposium in San Fransisco. 
> http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/symposium/2006Keynote.php 
> McArthur shall talk about his amateur radio adventures during his mission 
> in the ISS Space Station. 
> http://spaceflight1.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-12/inflight/ndxpage1.ht 
> ml 
> McArthur worked 130 DXCC countries, and all states (WAS) of America. 
> http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2006/06/01/103/?nc=1 
> Sadly I can not join the Amsat symposium. 
> I wonder if there is someone who can record (good quality) VIDEO + AUDIO during 
> McArthur his speech. 
> After the Amsat symposium I hope someone can send me the video on a CDROM so 
> I can also put the video on my website where everyone can download the video. 
> Keep in mind: McArthur his mission was an unique event for thousands of hams 
> all over the world!!! (keep something from the history saved for the 
> future!!!). 
> In the past we helped McArthur with our NA1SS DXCC campaign. 
> We have encouraged many (also rare) DXCC countries and asked them (via e-mail) 
> to 
> trie McArthur NA1SS. 
> It was a great success, after many hams have sended enthusiast e-mails and were 
> proud of their contact with an astronaut in a Space Station, some hams came from 
> rare 
> DXCC countries (or continents) where noone ever have made a contact with 
> a Space Station before. 
> Look here NA1SS worked DXCC´s: http://www.issfanclub.com/dxcc 
> In case you want to record McArthur on VIDEO + AUDIO please let me know!!! 
> Send an e-mail to: isszarya at hotmail.com 
> 73's Cor PD0RKC 
> ISS info: http://www.pd0rkc.com 
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