[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-UK Welcome Foundation Satellite Access

Félim Doyle M3HIM Felim.M3HIM at ntlworld.com
Wed Sep 6 23:17:54 PDT 2006

And everyone would like to thank Trevor for his sterling efforts on behalf
of Foundation Licensees and UK Amateurs in general for making this, and many
other things, possible.

73 de

Félim M3HIM
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Trevor" <m5aka at yahoo.co.uk>
To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 11:24 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AMSAT-UK Welcome Foundation Satellite Access

> AMSAT-UK Welcomes Foundation Satellite Access
> The changes to the Amateur Licence announced in the October issue of
> mean Foundation holders now have access to the Amateur Satellite Service.
> will be able to work through the many Amateur Satellites as well use the
> and Packet repeaters on the International Space Station (ISS). They can
> talk directly to Astronauts in space. All three astronauts currently
> the ISS are licenced Radio Amateurs and in their spare time operate the
> Amateur Radio Station usually on 145.800 MHz FM.
> AMSAT-UK is delighted that the new licence will allow full satellite
access to
> Foundation holders. This will enable these enthusiastic operators to
> the thrills and challenges of space communications.
> AMSAT-UK would like to thank the RSGB for its support in regards to this
> change.
> Every year AMSAT-UK runs a Satellite Beginners Workshop to teach newcomers
> to operate through the satellites. Now that Foundation holders have this
> valuable new privilege AMSAT-UK can look forward to record numbers
> the next workshop.
> AMSAT-UK produces a newsletter Oscar News packed full of Amateur Satellite
> information. For membership details contact the secretary Jim Heck G3WGM
> Tel: +44 (0)1258 453959
> Email: g3wgm at amsat.org
> Website: http://www.uk.amsat.org/
> ----
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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