[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT IRC Channel on Freenode

Eric H Christensen eric at christensenplace.us
Wed Aug 1 06:39:05 PDT 2007

I got quite a few responses off the -BB so I figured I would pass this information along.

There is an IRC channel in use at irc.dishnuts.net #amsat.

Eric W4OTN

>A friend of mine and I were chatting on freenode IRC and was wondering if 
>there was an AMSAT room.  When we checked there was not so we unofficially 
>established one to see how much interest there would be.
>This could be a low-bandwidth back channel that AMSATers worldwide could join 
>into and chat in real time about satellites, during passes get feedback, or 
>people could come to get assistance when they are having problems.  I know the 
>IRC channels are being used for the same reason for other projects, why not 
>If you already have an IRC client come join us at irc.freenode.net and join 
>channel #amsat.  If you aren't sure about what IRC is take a look at 
>Of course I'll be happy to field any questions here.
>Eric W4OTN
>AMSAT Area Coordinator
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