[amsat-bb] Re: Amateur Satellites Anniversary

John Marranca, Jr KB2HSH at amsat.org
Wed Nov 21 13:57:54 PST 2007

I think that is an excellent idea.  To have all of the remaining satellite
pioneers give their stories once again to us...the new...should be top
priority with the coming of the "next generation" satellites, and their

A few nights ago, I perused some old issues of QST that I have here, and two
artocles in particular were awe-inspiring.  One was the first amateur
two-way Moonbounce QSO, c. 1960...and the second was the Project Oscar and
the Oscar 1 transmitter.

Good Luck to all on this most stellar endeavour.


John Marranca, Jr
PBX Technician/Shop Steward CWA Local 1122
BN Systems, Inc
Orchard Park, NY

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